All Ohioans Ordered to Stay at Home effective 11:59PM March 23rd
Stay At Home Order
Stay At Home FAQ 

Ohioans can apply for unemployment online 24 hours a day, seven days a week,
It also is possible to file by phone at (877) OHIO-JOB (1-877-644-6562) or
TTY at (888) 642-8203, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

***Employers with questions should email

Non-profits are directed to call Contributions: 614-466-2319 option 5

For more information about COVID-19 in Ohio, visit or
call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.
From the US Chamber of Commerce:                     
U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program

SBA Disaster Assistance One-Pager
SBA Coronavirus Disaster Loans 

U.S. Chamber Resources:
U.S. Chamber Coronavirus Resource Website
U.S. Chamber Disaster Help Desk
Resources to Help Your Small Business Survive

Ohio officials have also submitted a request to the U.S. Small Business
Administration (SBA) for Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million
for small businesses. The SBA has published this guidance for employers
regarding the coronavirus pandemic, including information on its loan
program. For additional information, please contact the SBA disaster assistance
customer service center:

The SBA disaster assistance customer center:
Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or

SBA website information on COVID-19

Press release from SBA on the loans offerings 

CISA Guidance On Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers   


Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) is applying for the U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. To help support their application they need to show that there are businesses that are actually interested in the program. Businesses impacted by the current health crisis would be eligible for low-interest loans through this program. At this time they are only looking for contact information from any business interested in the program.  Businesses need to get their names on the list if they are interested, but this doesn’t obligate them to anything.  The email address where they should send their contact information is mentioned in the below email.

The Ohio Development Services Agency has submitted an application in the coming week to qualify Ohio for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. This program provides low-interest loans up to $2 million in order to help businesses overcome the temporary loss of revenue during the state of emergency.
Non profit organizations in Ohio will also be eligible for low-interest loans through the SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.
In order to complete the state's application, businesses impacted by the current public health crisis should immediately send their contact information to Additional information on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program is available at

Forms and Downloadable Resources