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We are back at work! It will be some time to be at full throttle, but this first phase feels good.

In this story, we have covered all the openings announced by Ohio. We are ecstatic our restaurants and food service locations will be welcoming us back for outside dining on May 15 and into dining rooms (both with restrictions) on May 21. That’s huge news.

Below are all the openings announced by Governor DeWine:

May 1: Hospital, medical, dental and veterinary services that don’t require an overnight hospital stay.
May 2: Retail businesses that have been closed were opened for curbside pickup, delivery and appointment-only shopping limited to ten customers at a time.
May 4: Construction, distribution, manufacturing, offices.
May 12: Consumer, retail and service businesses.
May 15: Salons, barbershops, day spas, beauty services and outdoor dining.
May 21: Indoor dining.

The following are still closed under the governor’s orders:

  • Schools and daycares.
  • Tattoo parlors and tanning facilities.
  • Massage therapy locations.
  • Adult day care and senior centers.
  • Entertainment and amusement centers such as bowling alleys, ice skating rinks, trampoline parks, water parks and arcades.
  • Casinos and racinos.
  • Parades, fairs, festivals and carnivals.
  • Amusement parks, theme parks, outdoor water parks, children’s play centers, playgrounds and funplexes.
  • Aquariums, zoos, museums, historical sites and similar institutions.
  • Country clubs and social clubs.
  • Spectator sports, recreational sports tournaments and organized recreational sports leagues.
  • Health clubs, fitness centers, workout facilities, gyms and yoga studios.
  • Swimming pools, whether public or private, except swimming pools for single households.
  • Residential and day camps.
  • Campgrounds, including recreational camps and recreational vehicle parks, with an exception for people there as their primary residence.

For additional information call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH or visit

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