Thursday, March 19


Our general COVID-19/Coronavirus Update page can be accessed here.

Closings and Cancellations​

The following are closed until further notice; click on each for more information.

The following businesses and governmental entities are open via phone and internet as employees work remotely; click on each for more information.

Rescheduled or canceled events; click on each for more information.

Protocols or policy changes; click on each for more information.

Federal, State, and Local Updates

Local:  -State:

Coronavirus: Gov. Mike DeWine closes BMV offices, salons, spas; National Guard to help hospitals, food banks

A 2-year-old has been diagnosed with the coronavirus in central Ohio. Ohio State also reported its first cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. Gov. Mike DeWine announced he will close salons, spas, tattoo parlors and nearly all Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles offices in response to the coronavirus.

Richland County Adapts

Richland County Restaurants Open for Take-out and Delivery

Looking to support local restaurants? Need a place to get prepared food during COVID-19? Here are the many restaurants we know of that are now offering take-out, curbside pick-up, and delivery. We will do our best to keep this list up to date, but things change fast during this crisis.

Friendly House on Twitter

Packets here and packets there…there are packets EVERYWHERE #friendlyhousekids #washyourhands

MCS Tygers on Twitter

Distribution of sacked lunches and the next day’s breakfasts for Mansfield City Schools students began Wednesday at Senior High and Malabar Intermediate School. Story on