City Declares a State of Emergency

REYNOLDSBURG, OH (April 1, 2020) – Effective today, April 1, 2020, Mayor Joe Begeny signed a Declaration of State of Emergency based on the rapidly evolving challenges to protect public health and safety-related to the spread of COVID-19. This Emergency Declaration also allows the City to apply for funding from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency as part of the federal Stafford Act in response to expenses incurred to timely address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A State of Emergency is declared for the entire City of Reynoldsburg to protect the lives and well-being of the citizens of the City as well as those who work, attend school, and visit the City from the dangerous effects of COVID-19. City Hall will remain closed to the general public as it has been since March 19. The Declaration does not impose a curfew, and the City will continue to monitor and enforce the Orders from the Department of Health.” However, if you must conduct business with the City of Reynoldsburg, please call 614-322-6800 to make arrangements. Public Safety responses by Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Service will continue as normal. “These are extraordinary times, which call for extraordinary measures,” said Mayor Joe Begeny. “We need to do everything we can to protect the residents of the City of Reynoldsburg and our first responders while still providing necessary services to our residents. We ask everyone to Stay Home, and Stay Safe.”