Business Closures Updated


Ohioans have sacrificed and taken incredible efforts making it possible to begin lifting the mandatory requirements and restrictions that were needed during the initial phases of COVID-19 Pandemic.  Although the following businesses and operations remain closed, check back regularly and/or access the ODH Continued Business Closures webpage for the most updated information.  Please contact us with any questions are we desire to assist all Ohioans to return to work and engage in leisure activities.  

Continued Closures

The following businesses and operations remain closed as of June 24, 2020, as part of Ohio’s plan to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All open businesses, facilities, and other operations must follow required safety protocols.

  • K-12 schools.
    • (Excludes all activities related to non-contact and limited contact sports; skills training, practice, and scrimmages for all sports; and pools and aquatic centers.)
  • Older adult day care services and senior centers.
  • Adult day support or vocational habilitation services in congregate settings.
  • Rooming and boarding houses, and workers’ camps.
  • Certain entertainment/recreation sites. Includes:
    • Auditoriums, stadiums, arenas.
    • Performance theaters and indoor concert and music halls.
    • Parades, fairs, festivals, and carnivals. (County fairs are permitted.)
    • Certain spectator sports, sports tournaments, and organized recreational sports leagues. (Skills training, practice, and scrimmages for all sports is permitted. Non-contact and limited-contact sports are permitted. Batting cages, bowling alleys, tennis facilities, and golf courses are permitted to open.)
    • Some public and private pools. (Public pools and club pools regulated by local health departments are permitted to open. Use of swimming pools for single households also is permitted.)