Paging Dr. Bring: Answers to Your Latest COVID Questions
Dr. Bring is back with the latest information on COVID-19, what we've learned over the last few months and advice for protecting yourself, your loved ones and your community.
Read the herd immunity study he references here.
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What’s Open and Closed in Dublin
Closed at This Time
- Park shelters
- Water fountains
- Ballantrae Community Park splash pad (closed for the season)
- Dublin Community Recreation Center’s following areas:
- Hot tub/Spa
- Locker room showers
- Teen Lounge
- Wee Folk Room
- Senior Lounge
- Personal Training
Franklin County Board of Health Executive Order Mandates Face Coverings
On July 14th, 2020, the Franklin County Board of Health
issued an Executive Order requiring all residents and visitors in Franklin County to wear a face covering indoors, except at a residence, and outdoors where consistent six-feet of physical distance can’t consistently be maintained. Children under 10 are not required to wear a face covering, and there are a few other exceptions noted in the Order. The Order applies to all of the City of Dublin (including portions in Union and Delaware Counties) as Franklin County Public Health is the City’s health agency. View the County Order
Ohio Department of Health Mandatory Face Covering Order
On July 8, 2020, The Ohio Department of Health
issued a State Order requiring all individuals over the age of 10 to wear a face covering in all indoor places except for residences, and all outdoor spaces where consistent six feet of physical distancing is not possible in Level 3 (Red) and Level 4 (Purple) counties designated by Governor Mike DeWine’s Public Health Advisory System
. Franklin County is currently designated as a Level 3/Red. The Franklin County Executive Order covers all of the City of Dublin (Franklin, Union and Delaware Counties) and will remain in place even if the State reduces Franklin County to a Level 2 or 1. View the State Order
Face Mask FAQs
Expanded Dining Areas and Temporary Portable Structures
City Manager Dana McDaniel recently signed two temporary emergency orders to help support businesses and restaurants opening up under the COVID-19 State’s Responsible RestartOhio Plan. These orders are intended to support operations and social/physical distancing required by the State’s Restart Plan. These temporary amendments will immediately cease upon termination of the State of Emergency or as otherwise mandated by the City Manager and the portable structures and temporary uses will be required to be removed and the site restored.
Temporary Outdoor Dining Patios
A business may temporarily expand their outdoor dining and eating area outside of the currently designated/approved location to allow for increased social distancing related to COVID-19. These temporary amendments will immediately cease upon termination of the State of Emergency or as otherwise mandated by the City Manager and the expanded outdoor dining and seating will be required to be removed and the site restored. Guidelines and stipulations
Portable Structures and Temporary Uses
Portable Nonresidential Structures. A business may temporarily erect a building(s) or similar structure(s) designed for occupation which is not placed on a permanent foundation to allow for testing, waiting or staging related to COVID-19. The definition shall include construction trailers, portable classrooms, tents, trailers and other similar structures. A Certificate of Zoning Plan Approval shall be required to permit these designated portable structures and temporary uses. Permit process and information
Not Impacted at This Time.
City buildings are open to the public, you must wear a face covering to enter. City services are continuing as scheduled. That is subject to change during this rapidly evolving public health crisis. We will keep you posted on the City's response to this situation on our social media platforms and here on our website
Building permit activity can be conducted online at the links below. Counter staff are prepared to take your calls at 614.410.4670. If absolutely necessary, staff will meet in person by appointment only. Inspections will be scheduled online and by phone.
Planning applications, submissions and review can be done online and/or with assistance by phone at 614-410-4600.