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Coronavirus In Ohio: Resource Guide

Mar 11, 2020

Stay At Home Order Frequently Asked Questions from Ohio Department of Health

Voting Information

Area school and business closings from our partners at WHIO

Stream the latest updates from Governor Mike DeWine via the Ohio Channel.

Information on Public Health/Coronavirus Prevention:

Ohio Department of Health Coronavirus Call Center 1-833-4-ASK-ODH

Mental Health Resources:

Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence:

Food Distribution:

  • United Way of Greater Dayton's Helpline: Dial 211
  • Dayton Public Schools will continue to provide free breakfast and lunch to children under the age of 18 every Monday - Friday, between 9 a.m. and 12 noon, during each week of the state-mandated closure. Food will also be available during Spring Break. Parents MUST bring their students along during pickup. Click here for locations
  • The Senior Center of Yellow Springs is providing the community with grocery shopping and delivery.YS Center is taking phone calls, Monday - Friday between the hours of 10-12noon, from anyone interested in using our services. They can expect staff will take their phone number and credit card information, a return call - after 12noon - for the complete shopping list, and a delivery of groceries the following day between 10 - 1pm (a knock and drop)
     Grocery lists may be emailed to: info@ysseniors.org (please do not include credit card information on the email; do include name, address and phone number)
     Regarding credit/debit/ebt card information: staff receiving intitial grocery list will ask for "payment" information. Information includes: name on card, address of cardholder, expiration date, 3-digit security code If a debit/credit card, the card must be used only as a debit, therefore requiring 4-digit pin card Also, EBT card will require pin numberAll credit/debit/EBT card information is handled under strict "chain of custody" protocols and will be destroyed/shredded by the end of shopping.

Education and Libraries:

Blood Donation:

The American Red Cross says there is an urgent need for blood due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Healthy and eligible donors may book appointments to give at https://www.redcrossblood.org

Small Business and Unemployment Assistance: 

Get Involved:

  • The Dayton Foundation and the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, along with a coalition of philanthropic, government and other individual partners, have joined together to establish the COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Dayton
  • Due to the increased need and emergency response due to COVID-19, The Foodbank is in need of volunteers the weeks of March 16-20, and March 23-27. Please call us at 937-461-0265 x31 to volunteer. Volunteers over the age of 14 and under the age of 60 who are healthy, and not immune compromised are needed. It is important that we keep our volunteers healthy, too! ALL individuals entering the building will have their temperatures checked at entry and will immediately wash their hands and apply hand sanitizer. Anyone with a fever will not be permitted in The Foodbank.
  • The Yellow Springs Community Foundation has created the YSCF COVID-19 Community Support Fund to assist the many developing needs in Yellow Springs and Miami Township.