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.

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

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