The Sycamore Township Board of Trustees Declared a State of Emergency in Sycamore Township
due to the COVID-19 Pandemic at their April 2, 2020 Meeting.
New Groups Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine
Individuals 65+ years old are currently eligible to register and schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Ohio. For a list of providers and locations in Hamilton County, visit www.testandprotectcincy.com. To find other locations outside of Hamilton County and throughout Ohio, visit https://vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov/. Please note that supply is incredibly limited. Appointments for vaccinations will continue to be updated as more vaccines become available in the region.
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine and its launch in Ohio, CLICK HERE.What to Expect Before, During and After Receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine
K-12 School Staff Vaccination Schedule
Beginning February 15th, individuals with the medical conditions below are eligible to be vaccinated.
|COVID-19 Vaccine State of Ohio Phase 1A Launch
In December, the Phase 1A of the COVID-19 Vaccine was launched. This phase of vaccinations was targeted to healthcare workers in the care of COVID-19 patients, residents and nursing staff in assisted living facilities, and EMS responders.
|COVID-19 Vaccine State of Ohio Phase 1B Launch
Phase 1B launches January 19th for individuals over 80 years of age and older outside of long term care facilities. Beginning January 25th, those 75 years of age and older and those with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset medical disorders will be eligible. In February, the goal is to reach all those 65 years of age and older as well as school personnel.
Board of Trustees Workshops and Meetings
In accordance with House Bill 404 which extended the ability of local governments to conduct meetings remotely through July 1, 2021 in order to carry out Township business during the pandemic, the Township is currently holding public meetings remotely via Zoom.
To stay up to date on current meeting protocol, find live stream links to meetings and registration links to comment during public meetings or hearings, please see the website home page under “NEWS” or sign up to receive meeting agendas via email.
Archived Sycamore Township Board of Trustees Workshops and Meetings are available for viewing here.
*In accordance with Governor Dewine’s current orders for Hamilton County, masks must be worn to cover the nose and mouth during all Township public hearings/meetings which are open to in-person public attendance.
State of Ohio Home, Small Business, and Nonprofit Relief GrantsHome Relief Grant
Small Business Relief Grant
Bar & Restaurant Assistance Fund
Hamilton County CARES Act Rent and Utility Assistance Application
COVID-19 Orders and Guidelines Issued by the State of Ohio
CLOSURE OF SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP BUILDINGS TO THE PUBLIC:
In response to the current public health crisis brought on by the spread of COVID-19, the State of Emergency declared by Governor DeWine, and recommendations from the CDC, all Sycamore Township Buildings are now closed to the public. The decision to restrict access to the buildings to employees only was made by the Board of Trustees at their March 17th Workshop meeting in order to protect our emergency workers, employees and the public.
Deliveries may be left in the bin located in the firehouse lobby during business hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If you must speak with a Township employee in person, please call (513) 791-8447 to schedule an appointment.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CALL 911
For Sheriff’s assistance, call (513) 825-2280
To speak with Fire Department Personnel, call (513) 792-8565
PARK FACILITY RENTALS SUSPENSION ENDED/PLAY STRUCTURES REOPENING:
It is the responsibility of the renter to be aware of and follow any COVID-19 prevention guidelines recommended or ordered by the Governor and Director of the Ohio Department of Health.
The parks in Sycamore Township are open for use by the public. Playgrounds/play structures reopened June 10th per direction from Governor DeWine. We ask that when using the parks, playgrounds and walking trails, you follow CDC guidelines with regard to social distancing and wash your hands often. Parks restrooms are being cleaned and sanitized daily.
RESIDENTIAL ZONING APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL:
The Department of Planning and Zoning will accept zoning applications for residential fences and sheds via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. *Faxed plans will not be accepted as they are generally illegible. Please call (513) 792-7250 for more information.
Fences: Application, Site Plan (No fences will be permitted in front yards)
Sheds under 200 sq ft: Application, Site plan, Building Plan w/ Dimensions
Satellite Dish (larger than one meter in diameter): Application, Site Plan, Building Plan w/ Dimensions
Antenna (over 12 ft. above roof line): Application, Site Plan, Building Plan w/ Dimensions
Any projects requiring Hamilton County Building Permits, including pools, will still require full hard copy submittals.
For any questions, please contact email@example.com.
Duke Energy COVID-19 Updates/Customer Assistance
Duke Energy has provided a link to dukeenergyupdates.com for customers needing assistance during COVID-19 and now allows for extended payment arrangements to be set up online for residential customers facing economic hardship. Customers simply select an option that best suits their needs and enter their Duke Energy account number or telephone number to begin the process. Customers with more complex needs can speak with a customer care representative at 800-544-6900 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Below are links to local, State and National health organizations for additional information about this virus:
Hamilton County EMA/Homeland Security:
State of Ohio Department of Health:
Call 1-833-427-5634 with COVID-19 Questions
Center for Disease Control (CDC) :
MENTAL HEALTH CARELINE
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) announced the launch of a new mental health COVID CareLine for Ohioans.
Trained staff will be available to provide emotional assistance to anyone struggling with mental health concerns due to the ongoing stress of the pandemic.
The number to call is 1-800-720-9616. All calls will be confidential.
Guide to Telehealth Services and Seeing a Virtual Nurse
Get Covid-19 Alerts:
Hamilton County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency has added an option for the public to sign up to receive alerts about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) through the Alert Hamilton County System.