What Franklin Resident's Need to Know about COVID-19
The City of Franklin (Ohio) has opened the municipal building for LIMITED public access to assist its residents for tax, building & zoning as well as water department services. Social Distancing is REQUIRED, and Residents and Guests are REQUESTED to wear a face covering and SHALL adhere to the following.
In the past 14 days; Have YOU?
1) Experienced any of the following symptoms that are not caused by a known chronic health condition?
- Fever (100.4 0 F / 38 0 C or higher)
- Difficulty Breathing
- Unusual Fatigue
- Cold and/or flu-like symptoms
- Repeated shaking/chills
- New loss of taste and/or smell
- Congestion and/or runny nose
- Muscle Pain
- Sore throat
- Nausea and/or vomiting
2) Been in close contact with a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19?
3) Been told by a health care professional and/or your employer that you may have been exposed to COVID-19
IF ANY OF THE ABOVE CONDITIONS APPLY, THE INDIVIDUAL SHALL NOT ENTER FRANKLIN MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS.
EXPECT DELAYS FOR IN PERSON VISITS- Please Plan Accordingly
Approach the building on the left side, while maintaining 6’ social distancing measures. Upon entering the building, an onsite external temperature screening will occur.
For permit related questions or submissions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-746-9921.
Utility (water and trash) payments by check or money order can placed in dropbox located in the parking lot of the municipal building or mailed to 1 Benjamin Franklin Way, Franklin, Ohio 45005. Additionally, payments can be made via on-line payments at www.FranklinOhio.org. To turn services on or off (non-emergency), call 937-746-9921.
To best serve our citizens, the tax department will only be available to assist with city tax returns.
- Bring your entire federal return, all W-2, W-2G’s and 1099’s.
SAVE TIME- USE THE DROPBOX
- Water Payments
- Completed tax returns
- Tax Documents
- Tax Payments
- Prepared Tax Returns
Any of the above can be deposited in the drop box conveniently located in the parking lot or Mailed to:
City of Franklin
1 Benjamin Franklin Way
Franklin, Ohio 45005
Contact the tax office at email@example.com.
In accordance with the federal government and the IRS, The City of Franklin has extended the deadline to file local taxes from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020.
Any other finance questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All public education classes and tours are suspended. Family members will not accompany patients to the hospital unless determined to be critical to the transport. For questions contact 937-746-4542.
For Emergencies call 9-1-1. If you are experiencing flu like symptoms, please notify the dispatcher so our crews can properly protect themselves.
Judge Ron Ruppert has issued a special order. Download by clicking: HERE.
Public tours and fingerprinting services are suspended. For questions call 937-746-2882.
If there is an Emergency, call 9-1-1.
You can download Franklin's State of Emergency here: Download
City of Franklin Emergency Declaration 2020-02: Download
The State of Ohio's Primary Source for Current Information.
ODH is posting daily status updates on the outbreak in Ohio, along with other resources
The CDC is posting regular updates on the status of the outbreak, as well as resources for individuals, communities, healthcare professionals and health departments
OhioMHAS is collecting resources on the outbreak, with an emphasis on managing the stress and mental health challenges of the situation
The WHO is providing rolling global updates on COVID-19
A collection of resources from Johns Hopkins University, including an interactive map and dashboard with the latest global data
Resources for how states can use Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program and Basic Health Program services in response to disasters such as the COVID-19 outbreak
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters
Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans
to small businesses.