Legal news roundup – May 27
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on May 27, 2020
Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. Lockdown Lawsuits USA Today / May 25 - During the coronavirus lockdown, a number of activities “became the subject of a federal lawsuit, as residents, businesses and even lawmakers challenged state shutdown orders designed to prevent the spread of novel...
Consumer Alert: Fake Insurance
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on May 8, 2020
Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment advises Ohioans to be alert for a new scam. Individuals pretending to be licensed insurance agents are contacting consumers to sell fake insurance products. Oftentimes, crooks call from fake numbers, lack a legitimate license and market COVID-19 coverage. Fake insurance products The types of fake insurance products...
Tips For Hosting a Virtual Party
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), In the news on April 17, 2020
As we all continue to social distance and follow stay-at-home orders, it’s important to stay socially connected. One way to do that is with a virtual party. Here are some ways to make your virtual get-together a rousing success. Choose a service There are many ways to connect with your friends and family, including the...
Tips for Cleaning Your Home
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19) on April 9, 2020
How to properly clean and disinfect your home during the COVID-19 crisis Wear disposable gloves to clean and disinfect. Clean Clean surfaces using soap and water. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. High touch surfaces include: Tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, etc. (more…)
Pandemic Unemployment Programs and Benefits in Ohio
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), Workplace Injuries and Claims on April 1, 2020
Updated: January 14, 2021 NOTE: If you are unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic, more information can be found at unemploymenthelp.ohio.gov. The Federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, signed on December 27, 2020, extends and amends the following pandemic unemployment programs and benefits through March 13, 2021: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Once implemented, will provide up...
‘Life is one thing after another’: Dealing with coronavirus anxiety
Posted in Coronavirus (COVID-19), Health & Wellness, In the news on March 23, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has caused stress, anxiety and hardship for millions of people. COVID-19 is affecting 183 countries and territories around the world, with the number of confirmed cases growing each day. Social distancing, isolation, quarantine and economic uncertainty—these are scary and unsettling times. Simran Sethi of The New York Times interviewed noted psychologist and...