Governor Mike DeWine has issued an order shutting down non-essential businesses, effective 11:59 p.m. on March 23, 2020, through April 6, in response to the coronavirus epidemic. The order, linked here
, provides a comprehensive list of the businesses that are deemed essential and will be permitted to stay open. Even if permitted to remain open, the businesses will have to take specified steps to ensure the safety of employees and others who will be on the premises.
Frantz Ward has established a Coronavirus Response Team to assist clients in navigating the multitude of issues presented by the current crisis. For assistance in addressing these issues or in developing other strategies to protect your business, please contact Frantz Ward Partners Brian Kelly
or Christopher Koehler
and they will engage the appropriate members of the response team.
For more information on how this impacts the Construction industry please see the client alert, "Construction Can Continue in Ohio, but Proceed with Caution."