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CDC updates COVID-19 quarantine recommendations

October 27, 2020 – Quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others. Quarantine helps prevent spread of disease that can occur before a person knows they are sick or if they are infected with the virus without feeling symptoms. People in quarantine should stay home, separate themselves […]

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CDC provides Halloween tips for minimizing COVID-19 exposure

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has provided tips that will help children and adults enjoy a fun Halloween while minimizing exposure to COVID-19. Safe trick-or-treating  Avoid direct contact with trick-or-treaters. Give out treats outdoors, if possible. Set up a station with individually bagged treats for kids to take. Wash hands before handling treats. Wear […]

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Congratulations to our Cincinnati Children’s and Evenflo safety seat giveaway winners

We’re teamed with our friends at Cincinnati Children’s and Evenflo to celebrate Child Passenger Safety Month by giving away six one six Evenflo® EveryFit™ 4-in-1 Car Seats and/or one of six Evenflo Maestro™ Sport Harness Booster seats! Congrats to our winners and thanks to all who entered.  CLICK HERE for great child passenger safety resources […]

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Auto Dealers Co-op stocking disposable surgical masks, hand sanitizer and cleaning products to aid safe operations

Auto Dealers Co-Op, Ltd., is stocking ample supplies of disposable surgical masks, hand sanitizer, alcohol wipes and ready-to-use cleaner/disinfectant to help members safely operate while COVID-19 remains a concern for customers and employees.

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NADA guiding dealers through COVID-19 business challenges

Association creates Lifeline Webinar Series and publishes an encompassing guide to safe dealership operations   The National Automobile Dealers Association is helping guide dealers through the challenges of business operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with a Dealership Lifeline Webinar Series and materials that provide a roadmap to safe business operations.  The webinar series is sharing advice […]

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NADA Launches Dealership Lifeline Webinar Series to help dealers operate during COVID-19 pandemic

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) today announced the first three webinars in its Dealership Lifeline Webinar Series, an initiative to help local dealerships navigate business and regulations in the coronavirus environment. Each webinar in the series will provide important, timely information about coronavirus developments that impact dealership operations, as well as guidance on how […]

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NADA and Alliance ask White House to consider dealerships essential businesses

The NADA and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation sent a March 17, 2020 joint letter to President Donald J. Trump stressing the urgent need to consider vehicle repair, maintenance and sales facilities as essential operations during the nation’s response to the coronavirus. A significant number of states have taken emergency action to force the closure […]

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GCADA creates COVID-19 employer news, materials and resources page

The Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers (GCADA) has created a compilation webpage to serve as an updated resource employer resource for COVID-19 news, materials and resources.  CLICK HERE 

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REAL ID Act will begin affecting air travelers Oct. 1

What is the significance of October 1, 2020? After this date, federal travel restrictions requiring secure identification go into effect and the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) will require a state issued Real-ID compliant drivers’ license or ID for passengers to board airplanes. Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005 in response to the 9/11 attacks […]

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GCADA continues its 27-year partnership with Cincinnati Children’s CCIC

The Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Assn. (GCADA), members continued its 27-year partnership with Cincinnati Children’s by presenting a $75,000 donation to the Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center (CCIC) during the annual REV IT UP! VIP Preview Party for the 2020 Cincinnati Auto Expo.  More than 600 guests GCADA members, associate members and vendors enjoyed an evening […]

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