Vermilion Ohio News #Business

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Sunday that the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has issued a Director's Order that will close all Ohio bars and restaurants to in-house patrons, effective at 9 pm on March 15, 2020. Most Vermilion, Ohio restaurants will remain open, offering carryout and delivery services.

Governor DeWine has issued a warning to business owners who are not complying with orders to take steps to protect employees from the spread of COVID-19. Although many businesses are heeding the advice of the Ohio Department of Health, others continue to ignore directives to keep distance between employees and keep a clean environment.

Hamman's Bakery, in Vermilion, announces that it will only be offering drive thru business, thru the drive up window. The storefront and inside lobby will be closed to customers. As so many things are currently up in the air right now, with so many uncertainties, Hamman's Bakery is trying to remain open for business as long as possible.

Cast On Yarn Studio, in downtown Vermilion at 5532 Liberty Avenue, has decided to close temporarily, effective immediately. The business feels it is necessary to protect customers and staff. Cast On Yarn Studio will be checking messages regularly.

Are you a Vermilion business impacted by COVID-19? There is a webinar occurring Friday. Join the webinar with officials from the Erie County Health Department covering: • What to expect from the disease in the weeks to come • How to promote a healthy, safe environment across different workplace settings • How health inspections will be conducted

Vintage Crossing (Vintage Lighting & Supply), at 2813 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio, has decided to close its retail store temporarily. Owners state the safety of their customers, as well as their employees, is their biggest concern. They will continue to run the online shop.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, announced on Wednesday that the Ohio Department of Health is ordering the temporary closure of Ohio's barbershops, hair salons, nail salons, and tattoo parlors due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Erie and Anchor in downtown Vermilion, Ohio has decided to postpone its Grand Opening this weekend. Erie and Anchor owners feel the health and safety of its customers and team should be the number one priority. Erie and Anchor will be taking extra safety precautions.

Rudy's Bar & Grill has decided to close the kitchen for the rest of the week and reopen on Monday for lunch. The business, in downtown Vermilion, has started sanding the floors to refinish them, and unfortunately the extra dust is just one more obstacle.

Attention Vermilion merchants. The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce has started working on a way to help Vermilion, Ohio retail businesses during this small life detour of the COVID-19 bug. The Chamber is calling it “The Social Distancing Sale”. Vermilion Ohio merchants can participate by:

Economic Injury Disaster Loans may be used by Vermilion small business owners and non-profits to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of the COVID-19 disaster’s impact. The interest rate is 3.75%.

During this difficult time, Jim’s Pizza Box is making a conscious effort to safely and easily provide comfort food to your home. In light of the new precautionary measures issued by the State of Ohio, Jim’s Pizza Box in Vermilion will be open for delivery and takeout.