Resources for Today
Resources and information you need to navigate an ever changing world.
2021 Tax Season (2020 Taxes)
Important Tax Resources for Ashtabula County Residents
- IRS.GOV – Website of the Internal Revenue Service. Primary website for all Federal Income Tax filing information including forms and instructions.
- Ohio Department of Taxation – Primary website for all Ohio Income Tax filing information including forms and instructions. Also find information for School District Income Taxes.
- City of Ashtabula Department of Taxation – Webpage for City of Ashtabula Taxes including forms and instructions.
- City of Geneva Department of Taxation – Webpage for City of Geneva Taxes including forms and instructions.
- City of Conneaut Department of Taxation – Website for City of Conneaut Taxes including forms and instructions.
Key Federal Tax Filing Deadlines:
- February 12. IRS begins 2021 tax season. Individual tax returns begin being accepted and processing begins.
- February 22. Projected date for the IRS.gov Where’s My Refund tool being updated for those claiming EITC and ACTC, also referred to as PATH Act returns.
- First week of March. Tax refunds begin reaching those claiming EITC and ACTC (PATH Act returns) for those who file electronically with direct deposit and there are no issues with their tax returns.
- April 15. Deadline for filing 2020 tax returns.
- October 15. Deadline to file for those requesting an extension on their 2020 tax returns
Vaccination Information (as of 2.22.21)
Ashtabula City Health Department – UPDATE 2/25/2021: Ohio’s COIVD-19 Vaccine Management Solution (VMS) is a state-supported system which will allow residents to find available vaccine, schedule appointments and access care. This tool is being offered to vaccine providers, including local health departments, with the primary objective of removing the burden of scheduling and managing clinics to allow staff to focus on vaccine administration. The VMS system is being provided by the State of Ohio free of charge.
Due to this transition to VMS and the need to vaccinate those already pre-registered with the City Health Department, the City will suspend telephone pre-registrations through its registration hotline starting March 1st. More information will be forthcoming in the next few weeks about the VMS system. The Ashtabula City Health Department will offer assistance to those city residents who need support navigating and registering in the VMS system.
The hotline will still be monitored by employees from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and residents can call with questions concerning the vaccine, however as of March 1st, pre-registrations will not be taken. When VMS is implemented, the hotline will be utilized to assist residents who are unable to access the online registration system.
The Ashtabula City Health Department has set up a COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Hotline to begin the registration process and begin scheduling individuals who meet the eligibility criteria to receive the vaccine. This phone line will have a live phone operator from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The hotline will have the ability to leave a message. You are asked to include your first and last name, date of birth and a phone number you can be reached at. It may take up to 48 hours for you to receive a returned call if necessary. Please understand high call volumes are expected.
The Ashtabula City Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Hotline number is (440) 992-7188.
Ashtabula County Health Department – The Ashtabula County Health Department is moving into Phase 1B of vaccine distribution the week of January 19th. Governor DeWine announced a tiered system beginning with those who are 80 or older. When a new age group begins, vaccinations may not be complete for the previous age group. It will take a number of weeks to distribute all of the vaccine given the limited doses available.
At this time, the Ashtabula County Health Department has a VERY limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine
- The week of Jan. 19: Ohioans 80 years of age and older.
- The week of Jan. 25: Ohioans 75 years of age and older; those with severe congenital or developmental disorders***
- The week of Feb. 1: Ohioans 70 years of age and older; employees of K-12 schools that wish to remain or return to in-person or hybrid models.
- The week of Feb. 8: Ohioans 65 years of age and older.
We will schedule according to how many vaccines are available.
To PRE-REGISTER call 440-576-3023.
Conneaut City Health Department – Individuals can visit the Conneaut City Health Department website to sign up for the COVID-19 Vaccine. Based on the age group criteria, the Conneaut City HD will call the registrants and schedule an appointment. If residents aren’t not able to register online, they can call the health department (440) 593-3087 Monday through Thursday 8:00-3:00pm and Friday 8:00- 11:00am. Individuals must have a Conneaut mailing address to register with that Conneaut City Health Department.
Ashtabula County Medical Center – ACMC expects to receive 100 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine the week of January 18th.
To register for a vaccine, call 440-994-2675.
Appointments will be scheduled in the order that calls were received and in accordance with the State of Ohio designated age groups. Patience and understanding is appreciated.
Signature Health – Vaccine administration information provided by Signature Health can be found by calling (440) 578-8203 or by visiting their website.
University Hospitals Geneva & Conneaut – University Hospitals Geneva & Conneaut are supporting the Conneaut City Health Department and their vaccine supply will be transferred to the health department for public vaccinations.
Giant Eagle – Giant Eagle Pharmacy will vaccinate Ohio residents who fall within Phase 1B. Qualifying residents are encouraged to call their local Giant Eagle Pharmacy to see if their pharmacy has received vaccine and if a vaccine appointment can be scheduled.
- Giant Eagle – Ashtabula: (440) 992-6165
- Giant Eagle – Geneva: (440) 466-3005
Discount Drugmart – Register Online or Call Your Local Discount Drug Mart to let us know you are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. As we move through Ohio’s phased approach, we will contact you when your phase begins and we have vaccine available to schedule an appointment.
- Discount Drugmart – Ashtabula: (440) 998-0663
- Discount Drugmart – Jefferson: (440) 576-3111
CVS – 170 East Main Street, Geneva OH – The CVS in Geneva is listed as an vaccine provider in Ashtabula County, but currently does not have the vaccine available. You can stay up-to-date by visiting their CVS Covid-19 vaccine website.
Andover Primary Care – Andover Primary Care currently does not have the vaccine available and is waiting to hear when it will arrive. You can stay up-to-date by visiting the Obtain the most current information at their website (preferred) or if you do not have internet access, call 1-440-293-2444 and select option “9”.
Rite Aid – 633 S. Broadway Street, Geneva OH – The Rite Aid in Geneva is listed as an vaccine provider in Ashtabula County, but currently does not have the vaccine available. You can stay up-to-date by visiting their Rite Aid Covid-19 vaccine website.
Walgreens – 318 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula – The Walgreens in Ashtabula is listed as an vaccine provider in Ashtabula County, but currently does not have the vaccine available. You can stay up-to-date by visiting their Walgreens Covid-19 vaccination website.
General COVID-19 Information
Current and reliable information about the Coronovirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
- State of Ohio Coronavirus Portal – The clearing house for pandemic information maintained by the Ohio Department of Health
- Ohio Department of Health – Main site
- Governor of Ohio – Look here for Executive Orders and other information. Site hosts a live press conference everyday at 2:00 p.m. from Governor Mike Dewine and team for Ohioans. Archived video available.
- Ashtabula County Health Department
- Ashtabula City Health Department
- Ashtabula County Auditor – Includes a dashboard with locally focused data.
- Community Update – Ongoing YouTube video series from the Ashtabula County Commissioners with the latest information about COVID-19 in the county.
- Ashtabula Area Community Action Agency (AACAA) – Link is for the 2-1-1- COVID resources and information page.
- Coronavirus.gov – Federal level clearing house COVID news and information with updates from The White House, CDC, and FEMA
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)
- Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 CDC page which includes sew and no sew instructions for making your own face mask.
- Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center – Site includes facts; data; an interactive map; and more about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ohio Means Jobs
- Ohio Means Jobs – Ohio’s one stop portal for information, tools, and assistance for Ohio residents and employers. Find a career; locate training; create your resume; find and apply for jobs; prepare for the interview and more.
- Ohio Means Jobs, Ashtabula County – Local county office of Ohio Means Jobs. Part of Ashtabula Job and Family Services.
- Ohio Unemployment – Ohioans can apply for unemployment benefits online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is also possible to file by phone at 877-644-6562 or TTY at 888- 642-8203, Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays. These are new expanded hours.
- Ohio Manufacturing Alliance Repurposing Project – Learn how manufacturers can help respond to the pandemic by retooling to make personal protective equipment (PPE).
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