COVID-19

COVID-19 Roundup

 

The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio is monitoring the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in our community. Several BX members have made available valuable resources, which we’ve compiled for firms in the commercial construction industry.

Health Information

 

To stay up-to-date on the latest information, please visit:

BX Business Services Partners:

  • McGohan Brabender - for updates regarding COVID-19 insurance carrier-related information and more.
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Federal:

Public Health Updates:

State:

Utilities & Service Providers:

Workforce:

 
We will be tracking the impact of COVID-19 closely and will relay additional, construction-related information as it becomes available.

To learn more or to share information, contact BX Executive Director Mary Tebeau at 614.486.9521 x234.

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Construction Information

 

INFORMATION & RESOURCES

 

What is Life After Coronavirus? Navigating PPP Forgiveness & Intro to Main Street Lending Program
(Rea & Associates, LLP)

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


Recovery Readiness: A How-To Guide for Reopening Your Workplace
(Cushman & Wakefield)

As areas stabilize and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, organizations will begin to bring workers back into the physical workplace. One firm shares the best thinking and practices from their professionals and key partners across the globe, including the “Safe Six Checklist” for download.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration Workforce
(Dinsmore & Shohl LLP)

While the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, the impact will be widespread and lasting. Attorneys outline business and legal strategies to help you and your company navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the immigration workforce.

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


What You Need to Know about the CARES Act and FFCRA With Congressman Steve Stivers
(Everhart Advisors)

Without question, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a great deal of economic uncertainty. Congress has been working hard to pass legislation; we’ll discuss how it affects employers and plan administrators as Steve Stivers, U.S. Congressman, joins the webinar.

WEBINAR RECORDING


2020 Employer BWC Dividend: Employer Relief from COVID-19
(Ohio BWC)

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation confirmed Friday that they will send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers this spring to ease the COVID-19 economic impact on Ohio’s economy and business community.

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Proceed With Caution: N-95 Respirators

In this time of crisis, the need to obtain jobsite safety supplies is in high demand. Unfortunately, numerous counterfeit N-95 respirators have been marketed; however, they do not meet the mandatory requirements.

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Strategies for Health Care Entities to Minimize the Financial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis
(Dinsmore & Shohl LLP)

Intended for all health care providers, the goal is to provide information related to common questions we have received from clients about how to weather the financial storm caused by the disruption in operations related to COVID-19.

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


Industry Resources For Children
(compliments of I Build America-Ohio)

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Force Majeure and Supply Chain Issues in the Era of COVID-19 and Tariffs
(Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP)

WEBINAR MATERIALS      READ MORE


COVID-19 – Legal Issues for the Construction Industry
(Dinsmore & Shohl LLP)

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


What is Life After Coronavirus? Regulation Updates – Employer Compliance & Safety
(Rea & Associates, LLP)

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


What is Life After Coronavirus? How to Claim Disaster & CARES Act Small Business Loans
(Rea & Associates, Inc., CPAs)

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OFCC Enhanced Safety Protocol Tools

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(Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP analysis)

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COVID-19 Insights from Retirement Plan Sponsors
(Everhart Advisors)

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act
(courtesy One Columbus)

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Confronting the Impossibility of Performing Under a Contract
(McDonald Hopkins, LLC)

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Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Update
(CareWorks Comp, Inc.)

READ MORE      WEBINAR RECORDING


What is Life After Coronavirus? Coping with Financial Anxiety and Recession
(Rea & Associates, Inc., CPAs)

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR


Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plan
(Safex, Inc.)

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COVID-19 Business Strategies Hub
(Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP)

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Construction Activities Exempt from “Stay at Home” Order
(Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP)

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Key Strategies for Relieving Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic
(The Ohio State University)

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New Employee Leave Benefits Enacted by Families First Coronavirus Response Act
(Thompson Hine LLP - from March 20 webinar)

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Help Columbus-Area Health Workers Fight COVID-19
Assist the first responders by donating your Personal Protective Equipment!

Bring Unopened, Unexpired N95 masks

  • Where: Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security
                   5300 Strawberry Farms Blvd., 43230
  • When:   Monday - Friday | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BWC Update Regarding COVID-19
(CareWorks Comp, Inc.)

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State Unemployment Options Surrounding COVID-19

(CareWorks Comp, Inc.)

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COVID-19 Construction Toolbox Talk
(Safex, Inc.)

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Legal Resources During the Pandemic
(Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP)

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Disaster Declaration for Ohio
(U.S. Small Business Administration)

Businesses can now apply for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). EIDL's are funded through the U.S. Treasury and do not involve banks.


What Is Life After Coronavirus? Understanding Employer Compliance and Safety
(Rea & Associates, Inc. CPA's - from March 19 webinar)

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Top Five Practices Employers Should Be Doing Now
(Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP)

WEBINAR MATERIALS


Steps to Address Coronavirus in Your Workplace
(Ice Miller, LLP)

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What Contractors & Owners Should Do Today to Prepare for the COVID-19 Effects on Their Projects
(Courtesy of Rea & Associates, Inc. CPA’s)

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The Effect of COVID-19 Coronavirus on Construction
(Hahn, Loeser & Parks, LLP)

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Ohio811
The Ohio Utility Protection Service (Ohio811) remains operational through the call center and online services to receive underground utility locator requests, however, all external meetings are cancelled.

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COVID-19 as a Cause for Excusable Delay in Federal Contracts
(Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP)

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Coronavirus + Excusable Delay
(Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter)

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COVID-19: Planning Considerations for Employers
(Thompson Hine LLP)

COVID-19 Checklist

COVID-19 Planning Considerations for Employers


Confronting the Impossibility of Performing Under a Contract
(McDonald Hopkins, LLC)

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