State of Emergency in three Ohio CountiesMay 28, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 28, 2019
Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957
Jill Del Greco: 614-644-0957
Governor DeWine Declares State of Emergency in Three Ohio Counties
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today declared a state of emergency in three Ohio counties that suffered serious damage following severe weather this week.
The emergency proclamation will allow:
State agencies to provide resources and support beyond their normal authority, under the direction of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA).
Department of Administrative Services (DAS) to suspend state purchasing requirements to support recovery efforts and obtain needed resources such as water and generators more quickly and efficiently.
Ohio counties included in Governor DeWine's emergency proclamation include Greene, Mercer, and Montgomery counties.