Harrison Community Center to close to public
City of Harrison updates
At the end of the business day today, the Harrison Community Center will be closed to the public until at least April 6.
Seniors already enrolled in Meals on Wheels will continue to receive these meals.
City parks remain open, but playgrounds are closed.
The city will not be providing income tax filing assistance to residents and no tax documents may be dropped off at the community center.
The Internal Revenue Service has delayed mandatory filing until July 15, according to a press release from the city.
All city first responder vehicles have personal protection equipment and will be used by first responders as directed.
Only HFD’s back-up medic vehicle will be used to transport patients suspected of being affected by COVID-19, and the first-line medic vehicle will be only used in non-COVID-19 transports, according to the release.
The March 24 Board of Zoning Appeals meeting has been cancelled, as has the April 14 Planning Commission meeting.
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office
Beginning at 11:59 p.m. tonight, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office will enforce the "stay at home order" issued by the Ohio Department of Health.
HCSO is asking all citizens and businesses to comply with the order, according to a HCSO release.
If non-essential businesses continue to operate, they will first be verbally warned. If they don't comply after a verbal warning, the owners will be charged with violating this order, a second degree misdemeanor.
Deputies will not stop residents who are going to or from work, or out to get basic necessities.
“We will assume that drivers are conducting essential errands,” states the release.
But, people gathering in any groups might be asked to physically distance themselves or go home.
The City of Harrison also said the Harrison Police Department will enforce local compliance related to the order.
There are now 442 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, with six deaths. There are 26 cases in Hamilton County.