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Governor Says: The State Is Opening Up Next Week!

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks at a news conference at the statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, to announce impacts on the Arnold Sports Festival of the coronavirus. DeWine and organizers of the annual Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus announced Tuesday that only athletes will be allowed at most of the event scheduled to begin Thursday because of the threat posed by the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)

What you need to know about the State of Ohio resuming business next week.

    Here is what you need to know:

Starting Monday, manufacturing, distribution, construction and office work can also begin across the state.

>Over the weekend, Ohioans were allowed to have hospital, medical, dental and veterinary services that don’t require an overnight hospital stay.

>May 12th -Retail businesses can now open but be limited to 10 customers at a time.

Here is the full reopening schedule:

Monday, May 4: Construction, distribution, manufacturing, offices resume business.

Tuesday, May 12: Consumer, retail and service businesses can open.

Friday, May 15: Salons, barbershops, outside restaurants and patios can open

Thursday, May 21: Restaurant dine-in locations can open

Still closed are:

Schools and day cares

Tattoo parlors and tanning facilities

Massage therapy locations

Adult day care and senior centers

Entertainment and amusement centers such as bowling alleys, ice skating rinks, trampoline parks, water parks and arcades

Casinos and racinos

Auditoriums, stadiums and arenas

Movie theaters, performance theaters, and concert/ music halls

Public recreation centers and indoor sports facilities

Parades, fairs, festivals and carnivals

Amusement parks, theme parks, outdoor water parks, children’s play centers, playgrounds and funplexes

Aquariums, zoos, museums, historical sites and similar institutions

Country clubs and social clubs

Spectator sports, recreational sports tournaments and organized recreational sports leagues

Health clubs, fitness centers, workout facilities, gyms and yoga studios

Swimming pools, whether public or private, except swimming pools for single households

Residential and day camps

Campgrounds, including recreational camps and recreational vehicle parks, with an exception for people living there as their primary residence.


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