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Ohio Swimming continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in Ohio and Northern Kentucky and across the country. We want to be sure that we are providing the latest information in order to keep our community engaged and informed.  Below are a list of resources:

USA Swimming News & Updates
USA Swimming is providing regular updates by email and on their website:
Aquatics Coalition Information
Sample Template Waivers
USA Swimming Return to Practice Guidelines
USA Swimming Resources (May 2020)
USA Swimming Insurance: Covered Practice Activities Update (3/27/20)
USA Swimming COVID-19 Update (3/17/20)
USA Swimming COVID-19 Update (3/16/20)

USA Swimming COVID-19 Update (3/12/20)
USA Swimming Coronavirus Info Page

Ohio Swimming Updates
(see COVID-19 sub-menus for additional resources for parents and teams)
Recommended COVID-19 Positive Test Protocol
CDC: COVID-19 and Aquatic Venues
OSI Update 5/30/2020
OHSAA Updates: 5/15/20   5/21/20   5/22/20
CDC guideline for youth sports
State of Ohio Sport and HS practice protocols
OSI Recommendations for return to practice
State of Ohio Guidelines for re-opening pools
OSI Update 5/12/2020
Letter to Ohio Governor - proposed protocol for re-entry
KY re-entry protocol - KY Swimming
Resources for Clubs/Teams
What Now? - Mark Hesse
Mental Health in Student Athletes - Kalee Fayhee
Mental Wellness Tips - Jeff Raker
Team Update 4/2/2020
LSC Update 3/31/2020
JO Status Update 3/11/2020
JO Status Letter 3/10/2020

State of Ohio Resources
Ohio Department of Health

State Unemployment

State Government:

Ohio Small Business Development Centers:

Small Business Administration:

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program:
To file a UI Claim online:
To file a UI claim by telephone number:

Coronavirus update: Ohio is providing updates on Unemployment Insurance changes related to COVID-19 here:

State of Kentucky Resources
Team Kentucky - reopening Kentucky
Team Kentucky COVID-19 Resources
Kentucky Small Business Admin: https://www.sba.gov/local-resources/kentucky
Regional Assistance: https://www.sba.gov/offices/regional/iv

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program:
To file a UI claim online:
To file a claim by telephone number:

Coronavirus update: Kentucky is providing updates on Unemployment Insurance changes related to COVID-19 here:

Federal Resources
Small Business Administration: Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
American Society of Employers: FAQ’s for Potential HR Issues Arising from the Coronavirus
SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Combating the Coronavirus

Small Business Administration (SBA)
Great Lakes Regional Office - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Great Plains Regional Office –Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

Disaster Loans
SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus
SBA 3-step Disaster Loan Process Fact Sheet
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance (includes link to online application)
SBA Disaster Loan Application Paper Forms

Access to Capital
Lender Match from SBA
Consumer Advocate Best Small Business Loans

Nonprofit Business Resource
From BoardSource: What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now to Address the COVID-19 Situation
From Nielsen Training & Consulting: COVID-19: Resources for Nonprofit Leaders


National and International Health Resources
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are the leading national resources on handling the COVID-19 situation. Links to their information are included below:
WHO Website & Guidelines
CDC Website & Guidelines