Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline/State of Ohio Joint Public Information Center
1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)

This information hotline is staffed 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday

Tuscarawas County Health Department COVID-19 Operations Center
330-343-5555 x105, x103, x112 or x 122

The Tuscarawas County Health Department’s Operations Center will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. until further notice.

Federal Resources

SBA Resources

US Department of Labor Resources

US Department of Homeland Security – Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency

Congressional Resources

IRS Resources

FEMA Resources

OSHA Resources

CDC Resources

EEOC Resources

EPA Resources

Ready.gov Resources

  • Pandemic Guidance
    A brief outline of how to prepare before and respond during a pandemic
  • Business Continuity Plan
    Identifies the steps and provides worksheets and other resources to create a business continuity plan.
  • Leaders in Business Community Resilience
    A scaleable guide for businesses of all sizes to develop resilient communities against all hazards, by Ready.gov, official website of the Department of Homeland Security.

Council of Development Finance Agencies

WHO Resources

State Resources

Ohio Department of Health & Ohio Governor

Ohio Development Services Agency – Office of Small Business Relief

Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program – Many Ohio small, minority- and women-owned businesses have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program provides $10,000 in funding to help these companies through the current crisis and set them up for the future. To be eligible, businesses must have been certified as a Minority Business Enterprise or woman-owned EDGE-certified business as of Feb. 29, 2020; have 10 or fewer employees and up to $500,000 in annual revenue; and have not received funding under the federal CARES Act. To qualify, businesses must be current on all taxes and private or public loans. Grants will be awarded on first-come, first-served basis.

Appalachian Growth Capital Loan Program – Many small businesses in Ohio’s Appalachian region have been hit hard by the COVID-10 pandemic. The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Governor’s Office of Appalachia will provide $10 million in funding to help these businesses through the crisis.
This new loan program provides funding to the Appalachian Growth Capital LLC, which is a U.S. Treasury-Certified Community Development Financial Institution that provides small business financing in the 32-county Appalachian region of eastern and southern Ohio. Businesses located in the 32-county region with less than $40 million of revenue in the most recently completed tax year are eligible. Appalachian Growth Capital will offer loans to small businesses at 2 percent interest. The maximum loan amount is $500,000, and businesses will have the ability to defer payment for up to six months.

JobsOhio

RepurposingProject.com – A resource website for manufacturers who can repurpose and retool to assist in manufacturing critical items needed to fight COVID-19.

Ohio PPE Makers’ Exchange – Connect with Ohio manufacturers who have repurposed and retooled to produce PPE goods for emergency needs as a result of the Ohio Manufacturers’ Alliance to Fight COVID-19.

Ohio Manufacturing Alliance – Fact Sheet

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

Ohio Department of Commerce – Division of Liquor Control

Ohio Commission on Service and Volunteerism

Ohio Manufacturers’ Association

Ohio Trucking Association

Economic & Community Development Institute

Local & Regional Resources

Chamber-Affiliated Resources

Please note: The Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce is not affiliated nor a member of the US Chamber of Commerce. US Chamber of Commerce resources are being provided for additional information only.