Court Orders Halt to Sale of Silver Product fraudulently Touted as COVID-19 Cure

Apr 30, 2020
Department of Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 29, 2020 A federal court in Utah has entered an injunction halting the sale of a fraudulent coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment, the Department of Justice announced today. In...

County Executive Warns Residents of COVID-19 Scams

Apr 17, 2020
SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO—Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro is urging county residents to be on the lookout for a growing number of COVID-19 scams. The county’s Public Safety Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has been monitoring reports of...

Greater Akron Chamber Now Accepting COVID-19 Small Business Grant Applications

Apr 07, 2020
On March 30, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro in conjunction with the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce; The City of Akron; and, JumpStart in collaboration and partnership with the KeyBank Boost and Build Program, announced the...

ODJFS Expands Unemployment Call Center

Apr 07, 2020
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has expanded its unemployment call center hours to better meet the increased need for services. Individuals needing to reset their PIN or submit an application may call 1-877-OHIO-JOB...

Need Help with Food?

Apr 06, 2020
On March 30, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council passed legislation to provide additional funding to the Battered Women’s Shelter and the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. Both organizations have seen a...