Corona Virus Information
July 23, 2020 - Statewide Mask Order and Travel Advisory
Governor Mike Dewine has issued a statewide mask order, effective July 23, 2020 at 6:00pm. All residents, over the age of 10 years old, in the State of Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times in the following circumstances:
- At an indoor location that is not a residence
- Outdoors, but unable to maintain six-foot social distance from people who are not household members
- Waiting for, riding, driving or operating public transport, such a taxi, car service, or private car used for ride-sharing
- Those with a medical condition or a disability or those communicating with someone with a disability
- Those who are actively exercising or playing sports
- Officiants at religious services
- Those actively involved in public safety
- Those who are actively eating or drinking
Schools should follow the guidance previously issued pertaining to masks.
Additionally, Governor Dewine has issued a Travel Advisory for all individuals coming into Ohio from states reporting a positive COVID-19 testing rate of 15% or higher. Those traveling from any of the identified states should self-quarantine for 14 days. The self-quarantine applies to those who live in Ohio and to people traveling into Ohio from any of these states. The Travel advisory applies to both personal and business travel. The list of impacted states will be updated weekly on the State of Ohio COVID-19 Website.
For further details on the mask order and travel advisory, please read Governor Dewine's Full Statement dated July 22, 2020.
July 8, 2020 - Mask Requirement in Hamilton County
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced masks must be worn in public spaces in Hamilton County effective at 6 PM on July 8th, 2020. This order will remain in effect until Hamilton County is no longer in the “Red” category of the Public Health Advisory Alert System.
- Masks must be worn in the following circumstances:
- Indoors, in spaces that are not residences
- Outdoors, where maintaining 6 feet distance from others is challenging
- While waiting for, driving, or riding public transportation and ride share services.
This order does not apply to children under the age of 10, or anyone who cannot safely wear a mask.
For further information, visit the Hamilton County EMA website.
City Operations and Announcements:
- Madeira Tax Office - Staff is available to assist taxpayer by appointment, telephone, 513-272-4212 or email.
- City Parks, and the facilities contained within, are open under the Responsible Restart Ohio Guidelines.
- City Offices are open to the public under the Responsible Restart Ohio Guidelines.
- Public meetings will continue to be held in virtual format so as not to exceed a gathering of more than 10 people. Notice will be provided via the City's social media sites when this policy changes.
- All events and activities at the Madeira Senior Center have been cancelled until further notice.
- Hamilton County COVID-19 TESTING SITES
- Hamilton County Public Health WEBSITE
- State of Ohio COVID-19 WEBSITE
- The Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 call center is is open 9:00AM to 8:00PM daily. 1-833-4-ASK-ODH
- Center for Disease Control WEBSITE
- Stay Informed: Get COVID-19 Alerts from Hamilton County. Sign up to get alerts and tips from Hamilton County officials regarding COVID-19. Alerts are available via text message, e-mail, and voice call through the Alert Hamilton County system. To sign up for COVID-19 alerts, please visit the Alert Hamilton County (Alert HC) website: www.alerthc.org. If you already have an Alert HC/Smart 911 account, log into your existing account and select “COVID-19 Alerts” at the bottom of the opt-in list. If you have not yet signed up for Alert HC, create a Smart911 Safety Profile and select “COVID-19 Alerts” at the bottom of the opt-in alert list.
- State of Ohio Unemployment Information
- Ohio BMV License Agencies are open to the public. Ohio licenses (including driver licenses, CDLs, identification cards, temporary instruction permits, vehicle registrations and vehicle temporary tags,) expiring during the declared State of Emergency shall remain valid until either 90 days after the declared emergency ends, or December 1, 2020, whichever comes sooner. License agencies in your respective areas may be offering expanded hours to serve the public and license agency schedules will be posted to the Ohio BMV website. It should also be noted and emphasized that many transactions can be accomplished by visiting the BMV Website.
- Monitor local information about COVID-19.
- Know the symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if you become symptomatic.
- Practice personal protective measures (e.g., hand washing and social distancing).
- Avoid non-essential travel.
- Stay home as much as possible.
- Avoid gatherings, other potential exposure situations, and social events with more than 10 people.
- Clean and disinfect "high touch" areas daily. These include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, desks, and tablets.