What’s allowed to reopen during week of May 11 under ‘Responsible RestartOhio’ plan

FILE - In this April 29, 2020 file photo, a man walks past a closed business in Shaker Heights,...
FILE - In this April 29, 2020 file photo, a man walks past a closed business in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Many people consider the Paycheck Protection Program that promised nearly $670 billion in forgivable loans to help companies rehire laid-off workers to already be a success because millions of businesses have gotten the money. But owners and business groups have said loans weren’t getting to companies most in need and it wasn’t arriving fast enough.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Updated: May. 11, 2020 at 12:11 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Several different business sectors in Ohio are allowed to resume operation again during the week of May 11.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has left the decision with the employer to begin business again on the provided date.

Companies that do open up will still need to abide by safety guidelines laid out in the Responsible RestartOhio plan.

  • May 12 - Consumer, service, and retail companies, including malls, can return to full operation. Those businesses were only permitted to operate by appointment only since the beginning of May.
  • May 15 - Hair salons and barbershops are among the personal care establishments permitted to reopen under certain criteria.
  • May 15 - Outside dining at restaurants can resume. Inside seating can continue on May 21. Delivery and to-go dining have been available to customers throughout the pandemic.

An opening date for child care facilities in Ohio has not yet been announced.

Elective medical procedures were allowed to take place again, as of May 1, while construction and office jobs were permitted to resume on May 4.

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