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This tab contains resources to help businesses safely and responsibly reopen, distribute messaging, apply for economic relief, assist employers and workers with workforce development opportunities, unemployment resources, and travel guidance.

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    Other Business Community Resources

    State Resources for Economic Support

                • Lucas County Jobs & Family Services
                  • JFS Public Assistance Benefits & SNAP Benefits Press Release 3/24/20
                    • SNAP re-certifications have been suspended for the months of March, April, and May and benefits set to be redetermined during that period will be extended for 6 months.
                    • The re-determination phone line has been closed because re-determination is not necessary at this time.
                    • SNAP recipients are asked to use benefits.ohio.gov to check the status of their case or call 1-844-640-6446 if they have specific questions related to a non-SNAP case.
                  • SNAP/TANF Frequently Asked Questions
                    • Workforce Development Needs
                      • OhioMeansJobs is still open to offer workers assistance by phone, email, or online.
                      • Aid is still available to companies who need aid recruiting workers, managing potential reductions in workforce, and planned for the weeks ahead.
                      • Employers: call 419-213-3300 or email tforeman@co.lucas.oh.us with a brief explanation of the needed assistance.
                      • Individuals: may call OhioMeansJobs at 419-213-JOBS (5627) or go online by visiting www.OhioMeansJobs.com where they can search and apply for jobs, create a resume and explore the various services available.
                      • County Employees 
                        • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit can help you access a counselor for no-cost, confidential, solution-focused support. (MARCH NEWSLETTER)
                          • Appointments are scheduled with convenient options: in-person, telephonic, and online video.
                          • 24/7 crisis support. 419-475-5338 or 800-422-5338

                      TRAVEL GUIDANCE AND SAFETY

                      • Employees who have traveled recently should consult CDC: Travel Guidance.
                      • Considerations for Travel in the U.S.
                        • Travelers to U.S. states or non-level 3 countries should still exercise caution but may return to work if illness and symptom free.
                        • Call the COVID-19 Call Lines with any medical questions and refer to the Community Guidance tab to determine if symptoms might require self-quarantine. 
                      • CDC: Travel FAQ

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