Summit County Board of Health: 6 Foot Order


March 23, 2020

SCPH Media Contact Phone Number: (330) 812-3700


Akron, Ohio – Effective at 11:59 p.m. on Monday March 23, 2020 in continuing until April 6, 2020 all retail stores and grocery stores must adhere to social distancing guidelines in regards to queue lines in front of and inside stores as ordered by the SCPH Health Commissioner, Donna Skoda.  Stores not adhering to this Public Health order are subject to civil and criminal penalties.

Because there is known widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in Summit County and reduced testing capabilities I ask all Summit County residents to take the current situation seriously and remain at home, and limit non-essential outings.

General public questions can be answered by calling:

SCPH call center Sat/Sun 9a-3p and M-F 9a-5p – 330-926-5795

ODH call center 7 days 9a-8p – 1-833-4-ASK-ODH


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