NBC 4i: Central Ohio distilleries finding second life in hand sanitizer manufacturing during coronavirus pandemic

WTRF: Congressman Johnson (R-OH) praises Ohio-based manufacturers amid COVID-19 outbreak

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the U.S., many industries have begun to convert to the manufacture of masks, ventilators and other medical supplies.

Fox 8: Local congressman helps elderly residents by sorting, delivering mail

A U.S. Congressman sorted and delivered mail Wednesday to make sure hundreds of elderly residents at the Laurel Lake Retirement Community got their letters and bills.

Tribune Chronicle: Rep. Joyce helps at Cleveland food bank

U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce joined members of the Ohio National Guard at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s headquarters to help them transport, package and distribute food.

WLWT: Mio’s Pizza raises money to donate meals to local health care workers

Since Mio’s is surrounded by hospital workers and employees, they wanted to show their appreciation for those on the front lines, so Brendel started a Venmo and GoFundMe account for donations.

Fox 17: Ohio small businesses stepping up to help Girl Scouts who lost out on cookie sales due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic’s far-reaching effect on the United States economy is a top-of-mind concern for small business owners across the country, including the smallest ones of all: Girl Scouts.

13 ABC: Sale of locally made t-shirts helps feed hospital workers fighting COVID-19

At Deet’s Barbecue in Oregon, a small team of workers keeps busy by making meals for those fighting the coronavirus.

Local 12: Neighbors band together to make masks for frontline workers, nursing homes

A Wyoming mother of three has launched a mask-making venture to help people on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis.

WKYC Studios: Northeast Ohio companies shifting gears to manufacture PPE for healthcare workers

Laird Plastics, P. Graham Dunn, Akron MakerSpace among the NE Ohio businesses shifting gears to manufacture face shields.

GOJO: Following the President’s Directives, GOJO is Shifting into the Next Phase of Pandemic Response

This week the President invoked the Defense Production Act in an effort to expedite and expand the supply of critical resources – like PURELL® hand hygiene and surface products – from the U.S. industrial base to support critical infrastructure including healthcare, first responders, grocery stores, the U.S. Military, and certain government facilities.

The Lantern: Best of OSU: Despite COVID-19 Closures, Buckeye Donuts Persists

While restaurants have switched to carryout only upon government order and many businesses have shortened hours or closed entirely due to health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, Buckeye Donuts, voted best late-night eats, remains open 24/7.

New York Times: In Ohio, the Amish Take On the Coronavirus

A famously traditional community has mobilized to help hospitals with medical supplies, even as it struggles with reconciling its communal way of life with the dictates of social distancing.

Dayton 24/7 Now: Tipp City lab introduces test for COVID-19 antibodies

Are you wondering if that illness you had a few weeks or few months ago was actually the coronavirus? A medical lab in Tipp City says their new test can help detect just that.

Troy Daily News: Donation helps keep deputies, public safe

Thanks to a donation by a local company, owned by a first responder, local law enforcement officers on duty will have access to commercial grade cleaning equipment to keep the COVID-19 virus at bay.

IndeOnline: Faith in Stark fund will make grants for small businesses

As Easter approaches, Stark County churches will ask their congregants to give to local small businesses that are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Norwalk Reflector: Norwalk Furniture to make PPE for Ohio hospitals

Norwalk Furniture is joining in the fight against the coronavirus.

Chillicothe Gazette: Coronavirus: Unioto student produces masks with 3D printer for healthcare professionals

Connor aims to make a mask for every medical professional in Adena’s ER to help protect them from infection.

Cincinnati Business Journal: EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati startups band together to create hundreds of masks for healthcare industry

A group of 50 3-D printers, and growing, are creating protective masks for local healthcare workers around the clock inside of Cintrifuse’s Union Hall.

Cincinnati.com: Want to thank a health care worker during the coronavirus pandemic? Buy her or him a lunch.

Matthew 25: Ministries of Blue Ash has launched a mobile feeding program to provide lunch to staff at local hospitals during the novel coronavirus pandemic and you can support it with a donation.

Portsmouth Daily Times: Sole Choice helping to serve the country

Local company Sole Choice, is supplying pieces for much-needed masks for New Balance to make masks to assist in the fight against the Coronavirus.

WDTN: Sanitizer from Tipp City whiskey distillery a big hit

Since then the sanitizer, packaged in a spray bottle with a label for Staley Whiskey Hand Wash Sanitizer, has become a hit. It’s been uplifting for the distillery which saw little traffic since the COVID-19 outbreak.

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