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COVID-19 Info-Updated 10/26/20-Residents/Businesses

For continuing updates on Governor Mike DeWine’s public health orders and recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit 


7/28/2020…COVID-19 Update: Child Care Ratios to be Lifted, Additional Restrictions Announced for Local Fairs. Additional information available here

7/23/2020…Director’s Order For Masks

7/22/2020…COVID-19-Travel-Advisory Page

7/22/20…Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announces statewide mask mandate, effective Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm.









Ashtabula County Updates HERE
Questions about COVID-19? Ohio Department of Health Updates
Questions about COVID-19 banner image. 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)

Ohio Department of Health call center is ready to answer your questions about COVID-19

1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)

Staffed from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day

If you have questions about how to protect yourself and prepare for COVID-19 in your community, the Ohio Department of Health (OHD) can provide answers.

The ODH coronavirus disease 2019 call center can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). ODH staffers operate the center seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, including weekends.

Call center staff includes licensed nurses and infectious disease experts. They are available to answer questions and provide accurate information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response.

Remember that the best thing you can do in the face of COVID-19 is to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your community:

Prevention Infographic

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by taking these precautions.

  • Stay home 
  • Practice Social Distancing
  • Get adequate sleep and eat well-balanced meals
  • Wash hands often with water and soap (20 seconds or longer)
  • Dry hands with a clean towel or air dry your hands
  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth with unwashed hands or after touching surfaces
  • Clean and disinfect “High-Touch” surfaces often
  • Call before visiting your doctor
  • Practice good hygiene habits 

If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)


High touch surfaces include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets, and bedside tables. Also, clean any surfaces that may have blood, stool, or body fluids on them. Use a household cleaning spray or wipe according to the label instructions. Labels contain instructions for safe and effective use of the cleaning product including precautions you should take when applying the product, such as wearing gloves and making sure you have good ventilation during use of the product.




















5/12/20…In a surprise announcement, tattoo and body piercing services will be permitted to reopen on May 15 with the implementation of proper safety measures. To read the entire news release, please visit

5/07/20…Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today announced the next phase of the Responsible RestartOhio plan as it relates to restaurants, bars, and personal care services.

Restaurants and bars in Ohio will be permitted to reopen as follows: 

  • Outdoor dining: May 15
  • Dine-in service: May 21

Personal care services such as hair salons, barbershops, day spas, nail salons, and tanning facilities may reopen on May 15. To read the entire news release, please visit

Updated 5/01/20…DIRECTOR’S STAY SAFE OHIO ORDER                                Director’s Order that Reopens Businesses, with Exceptions, and Continues a Stay Healthy and Safe at Home Order

For further information and to read the entire order, please visit

If you are an Ashtabula county resident in need of food assistance, please feel free to contact one of the following: 

Ashtabula County Food Pantries-pdf

If you are a Geneva on the Lake resident in need of non-emergency assistance regarding COVID-19 or have questions about the COVID-19 Virus, please contact the Village at email: COVID19@GOTLOH.ORG or call 440-466-8197 between the hours 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

The Village of Geneva on the Lake is requesting donations for nonperishable food to support residents in need. Items will be directed to residents in need and then to support area foodbanks.

We are also requesting personal protective equipment and supplies for first responders. This would include latex gloves, N95 masks, hand sanitizer, and sanitary wipes.

Additionally, we are requesting donations of old or used laptop computers to be repurposed for school children in need. The computers will be formatted for children to complete homework or school work during the current school closure.

Please drop of donations of non-perishable food items, personal protective items/supplies and used laptops to the Village Fire Department between 9:30 am & 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday. There will be containers for drop off at the southernmost overhead door of the Fire Department near the entrance to Village Hall. For large donations, please contact Village Hall by phone or email.

For up to date information regarding the State of Ohio’s COVID-19 response please visit

4/2/2020…The Governor and Health Director order an extension to the current “Stay at Home” order. It starts 4/6/2020 at 11:59 pm and is in effect through 5/1/2020 at 11:59 pm. The entire amended Ohio “stay at home” order HERE.               

3/22/2020…The Governor and Health Director order a “stay at home” order. It starts tomorrow (3/23/2020) at 11:59 pm. It is not meant to be a punitive directive.       

The entire Ohio “stay at home” order. HERE                                                   

Frequently asked questions regarding the “stay at home” order. HERE 

Find local and State information from the following sites:
–Local Ashtabula County Resources:
— Absentee Voting:
— Local eateries to support:
— Educational information:
— Unemployment help for thos effected:
–Resources on a number of Corona topics…/cov…/home/resources/resources
–Loans for small businesses and nonprofits. 

3/19/2020…As a result of the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) pandemic, the Geneva-on-the-Lake administrative offices will be closed to non-police related visitors, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Our administrative staff will continue working and will be available to respond to phone calls and emails.                                                                         

Garbage payments may be made by mail or by calling (440) 466-8197. We will also accept payments in our lobby dropbox. For all cash payments, exact amount must be remitted.  Additionally, we will continue to have our regularly scheduled council meetings, however, some of our at-risk council members will be teleconferencing in. All other committee/commission meetings have been canceled until further notice. WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.

The Village of Geneva on the Lake is asking residents and visitors to take extra precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. The Village has assigned a point of contact to the County Emergency Management Response. The Village has reached out to other agencies for support. We encourage everyone to prepare for a minimum of three day supplies for any type of emergency. Please visit for information.
The Village is optimistic that there will not be an impact to the spring season. We ask that while you exercise caution that you also support local business.

Additional information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is available at

The Ohio Department of Health has opened a call center to answer questions about COVID-19. Open seven days a week, 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. 1(833)4-ASK-ODH or 1(833)427-5634.

Printable .pdf flyers



MERS_CoV prevention sign, illustrated medical procedures with stick figures to prevent virus spread

School Closing Info-Updated 7/22/20

All school opening and closing updates can be found at

City of Geneva-2020 Back to School Program

6/26/2020…Geneva Area City Schools just released a new website and app. They will be providing more information to families as they finalize and correct some information. The app will allow for “real time” notifications to families and specific schools. Download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play. More details are available on their website! 
4/29/2020…All school buildings that provide any kindergarten through grade twelve instruction in the State of Ohio are to remain closed to students until 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2020.

For additional information and to read the entire amended order, please visit
The Ohio Department of Education released the Remote Learning Resource Guide-During the Coronavirus Pandemic Ordered School-Building Closure. It is designed to be a one-stop shop to help schools, educators, students, parents and caregivers consider how to approach and apply a comprehensive remote learning plan that enables each child to carry on learning during this time of social distancing.
Please visit…/Student-Supports/Coronavirus or…/Remote-Learning-Resource-Guide.… for more information or to view the pdf version of the guide. You can also click HERE for the pdf. 
Today…Monday, March 30, 2020, Governor DeWine announced that the closures of all Ohio Schools has been extended to at least May 1st to limit the spread and exposure of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  
From the Geneva Schools:
Geneva Schools will be providing a bag breakfast & lunch Tuesday March 17-Friday March 20th and after Spring Break Monday March 23-Friday March 27. Pick up will be available at the Geneva Middle School @ 839 Sherman St., Back parking lot entrance, between 8:00am- 12:00 noon. See below for other sites where meals will be available for pick up also.

You can pick up breakfast & lunch at the same time for multiple students in the district. Meals are grab & go. No onsite dining available.

Geneva Platt R. Spencer @ 755 Austin Rd-breakfast & lunch available from 9:00am -10:00am

Geneva Board of Education @135 S. Eagle St-breakfast & lunch available for pick up 9:00am -10:00am

Students from Austinburg , Cork or other areas that need food dropped off closer to you, please contact me and we will make arrangements to bring meals.

Please call or email if you have questions: 440-466-4831, x1189

Also From Geneva Schools:
Today…Thursday, March 12, 2020, Governor DeWine announced that all Ohio Schools will be closed for an extended break of 3 weeks to help limit the spread and exposure of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  
The Geneva Area City Schools will be CLOSED for students beginning on Monday, March 16th through Sunday, April 5th.  At this time, students will report back to school on Monday, April 6th.   
* Please check back to the website for more details on academic assignments and other services through the district.   
Please see the attached letter for information concerning the district’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Updates will be posted on the website.  Visit the links below for more information…
Ohio Department of Health:
 Click to see the attached letter from the Geneva Area City Schools
Additional information from the CDC

Employment Opportunity-Engineer and Coastal Engineering & Design Services

The Village of Geneva-on-the-Lake (hereinafter referred to as “the Village”) requests sealed responses for the provision of engineering services to the Village. Sealed responses are due Friday, May 8, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. Each consultant shall submit sealed response documents as detailed below.    Staff will not publicly open responses.

RFQ Geneva on the Lake Village Engineer


The Village of Geneva-on-the-Lake (hereinafter referred to as “the Village”) requests sealed responses for the provision of coastal engineering services to the Village. Sealed responses are due Friday, May 8, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. Each consultant shall submit sealed response documents as detailed below. Staff will not publicly open responses.

RFQ Geneva on the Lake Coastal Engineer Consulting

Important Consumer Information during COVID-19 Crisis

Be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams and will likely use new methods to continue the exploitation.

If you think you are a victim of a scam or attempted fraud involving COVID-19, you can report it without leaving your home. Please visit the links below to help keep yourself protected and/or file a report.

Make an online fraud report to the FBI at

For cyber scams, you can submit your online complaint to

By phone, you can contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721 or via email at

Criminals are Exploiting COVID-19 Outbreak for Financial Gain through Procurement and Consumer Fraud

FBI-Public Service Announcement-RE:Fraud

Department of Justice-Coronavirus Fraud News

Employers & Employees Impacted by COVID-19

10/23/2020…Governor DeWine Announces CARES Act Funding.

Here you will find information to assist you and your business while we are all dealing with this unprecedented pandemic.  

Resources for Economic Support-here. This information is updated often. 

TeamNEO Economic Resources for Northeast Ohio: 
Programs and resources to assist Northeast Ohio’s economic development leaders, employers and the workforce in response to COVID-19. (Federal, State, Local, Utilities & Service Providers, Workforce, Additional Resources and Public Health Updates)

Additional Useful Information:

Ohio Department of Health – Business Checklist 

Liquor Buyback- Ohio Liquor will allow a bar or restaurant to return unopened high proof liquor products purchased within the past 30 days as a way to provide economic assistance to bar and restaurant owners during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For questions or more information regarding the one-time high proof liquor buy back, please feel free to contact the LESC at 877-812-0013 or

SharedWork Ohio- It is a voluntary layoff aversion program. It allows workers to remain employed and employers to retain trained staff during times of reduced business activity. More information can be found at or by calling 866-733-0025, Option 3.

To apply for a SharedWork Ohio plan:  

  • Go to  
  • Log in to your OJI Employer benefits account
  • From the Main Menu, under SharedWork Ohio (SWO), select View/Manage SWO Plans

Faster Unemployment Processing-
If your business has to shut down or lay people off due to COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has provided a mass lay-off code to provide to your employees to speed the processing of their unemployment benefits: 2000180.                                                                                                                          Ohioans can apply for unemployment at 24/7. Applications can also be made by phone at 877-OHIO-JOB (877-644-6562) on Monday – Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Wait times may be affected as there has been a high volume of traffic to the site and their system has been overwhelmed. 

Additional FAQs are available on unemployment benefits at:

SBA Small Business Loans – Disaster Recovery Loans

The State of Ohio has been declared a disaster state. As a result, businesses and non-profits can apply for SBA Disaster Recovery loans. These loans must be repaid, however they can be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid due to the impact of the disaster. Please send your contact information to if you have been impacted by this crisis. Wait times may be affected as there has been a high volume of traffic to the site. For more information, please visit

To apply and learn more, visit:

Village Hall Closure Information

As a result of the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) pandemic, the Geneva-on-the-Lake administrative offices will be CLOSED to non-police related visitors, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Our administrative staff will continue working and will be available to respond to phone calls and emails.

Garbage payments may be made by mail or by phone at (440) 466-8197.  We will also accept payments in our lobby dropbox. For all cash payments, exact amount must be remitted. 

Additionally, CCA MUNICIPAL INCOME TAX forms will continue to be available for pickup. 


logo2The Village of Geneva-on-the-Lake
4929 South Warner Drive, Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio 44041
Phone:  (440) 466-8197  Fax:  (440) 466-8911

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