UPDATE: Mass Protest Standard, Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment, PPE Update, GOJO Expansion

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 9, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates in regard to law enforcement reform and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. COMMUNITY-POLICE RELATIONS Governor DeWine announced today the first of several efforts to improve community-police relations in Ohio. “These new efforts are just the start…

Governor Announces Orders To Reopen Certain Facilities

By Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 4, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the reopening of certain facilities including certain entertainment facilities with health and safety restrictions. “As I’ve said, Ohioans are able to do two things at once. We can continue to limit the spread of COVID-19 while we safely…

COVID-19 Update: PPE Delivery, Employee Face- Covering Exceptions, Criminal Justice Grants, Class of 2020 Graduation

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // April 29, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   PPE DELIVERY: Governor DeWine announced today that the state of Ohio has shipped 4.1 million pieces of personal…

COVID-19 Update: Continue Staying Home, Correction Officer Death, PPE Sterilization, Child Abuse Reports, Proposed $1.6 Billion Dividend for Employers

Information from the Office of Gov. DeWine  // April 8, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today thanked Ohioans who are staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and urged everyone to continue their efforts. “The fear I have when we have silent victories…

Ohio Extends Stay-At-Home Order Through April

Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced that the state extended its stay-at-home order until May 1, with some additional details. The Department of Health reported the number of confirmed cases Thursday was 2,902, up from 2,547 the previous day. The state said there have been 81 deaths, up from 65. Ohio has reported 802 hospitalizations,…

Important message from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

Following Governor Mike DeWine’s direction, we are asking our employees, employer members, injured workers, and stakeholders across the state to practice proper hygiene and other precautions to avoid potential contact with the yearly influenza as well as the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This is about prudent preparation. There are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in…