Local, state and federal resources related to COVID-19

This post will serve as a general hub of links and resources to help the community deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Resources

For business owners, Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership has offered up a multitude of resources on their’ website. 

For those who would like to help someone else in the community, join the Helping Hands in Seneca County page on Facebook.

For those who have the financial means, it’s important to support local restaurants that are going through a difficult time. See this comprehensive list of local restaurants from the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Services.

Another set of resources for local small businesses is available on the Fostoria Chamber of Commerce’s website through the Small Business Resiliency Toolkit.

For those struggling with the negative mental health effects of this crisis, you can call the crisis hotline at 1 (800) 826-1306, or text 4HOPE to 741-741.

For anyone who has questions about voting in the Presidential Primary Election, you can call the Seneca County Board of Elections office (419) 447-4424, or visit the Secretary of State’s website.

State Resources

The Ohio Department of Health Facebook page is a great source of information related to COVID-19 and other health issues.

For updated statistics and data from ODH on COVID-19, visit

For manufacturers that can adapt and produce in-demand healthcare-related products, visit

For those who are seeking unemployment insurance, visit

For public access news and information, visit and follow the organization’s social media pages.

National Resources

The CDC’s website is the national home for information on COVID-19. 

For information on federal legislation approved to lend assistance to the economy during this difficult time, visit this link.