Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
General Health Information
Listen to and follow the directions of State and Local authorities and the Center for Disease Control: stay at home and avoid close contact with others. Wash your hands often with soap and water or with hand sanitizer. Find the latest recommendations at cdc.gov/coronavirus.
If you have symptoms (headache, fever, cough, difficulty breathing, muscle pain), stay at home. Call MetroHealth’s hotline at (440) 592-6843 or contact your physician. You can schedule a virtual visit if you have a physician at Cleveland Clinic or University Hospitals.
It is important we take measures to inform ourselves and follow the neccesary precautions set by our Federal, State and Local authorities. See links to information and resources below.
The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America
What You Need to Know About Covid-19 (CDC)
Ohio Department of Health's Statewide Covid-19 Updates
Ohio Governor Mike Dewine Covid-19 Updates
Ohio City Incorporated Covid-19 Resource List (Printable version)
Give & Get Help with Cleveland Pandemic Response
Cleveland Pandemic Response is designed to facilitate community preparedness and recovery. Residents can request help or sign up to donate and volunteer. Organizations can help by clicking “I Represent a Local Organization” at the upper-right.
Unemployment Benefit Informaton
If you are a bartender or work in the beverage industry, the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program can help: usbgfoundation.org/beap
The City of Cleveland has ended utility cut-offs during the crisis. Contact your utility provider if necessary:
Cleveland Water: (216) 664-3130
Cleveland Public Power: (216) 664-460
First Energy / The Illuminating Company: 1 (800) 589-3101
Dominion Energy: dominionenergy.com/coronavirus
Emergency loans up to $1,500 may be available from HFLA of Northeast Ohio for anyone impacted by COVID-19, interest free. Apply at interestfree.org or call (216) 378-9042.
Spectrum is offering free broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll, call 1 (844) 488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
Comcast is also offering two free months of internet service to all qualified, low-income households. You may cancel at any time or continue the service at $9.95 per month. To enroll, call 1 (855) 846-8376 or visit internetessentials.com.
Small Business Resources
We are continuing to update Twitter as we learn of new resources to support businesses. For a comprehensive list of business resources, visit our Twitter feed on COVID19 business resources.
Honeycomb Credit assists small businesses with loans up to $50,000 with a 6-month interest-only period.
SharedWork Ohio is a voluntary layoff aversion program. It allows workers to remain employed and employers to retain trained staff during times of reduced business activity. Under a SharedWork Ohio plan, the participating employer reduces affected employees’ hours in a uniform manner.
Businesses will be eligible for an SBA disaster loan when Ohio is declared a disaster relief area. If your businesses would like to get on the list, call 216.522.4180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
City of Cleveland program and resource document: What CARES Act means for me
Ohio City Food, Retail & Small Business
The City of Cleveland will post temporary "30 Minute Parking" zones along West 25th Street & Lorain Avenue to create pick up zones for the West Side Market and other neighborhood businesses. Please respect these zones to support businesses during the statewide restauraunt closure.
Grocery & Convenience
Ohio City Deli
Hours: 8:00AM - 11:00PM (Daily)