The CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and Wayne County Health Department all offer information on how Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) spreads, symptoms, prevention and treatment, and what to do if you are sick, and frequently asked questions, including printable fliers. Follow the link below to various resources.
The Wayne County Health Department is available to answer questions about COVID-19
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Call 330-264-9590 and ask to speak with a communicable disease nurse.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., are working diligently to keep Ohio prepared for the potential outbreak of the Coronavirus. The link below is to the Governors News Release Page and the Executive Orders can be found there as well.
The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreaks of COVID-19.
This interim guidance is to help community- and faith-based organizations (CFBOs), whose members may include vulnerable populations icon, plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages CFBOs to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their local communities.
Health officials are currently taking steps to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 into US communities. Schools can play an important role in this effort. Through collaboration and coordination with local health departments, schools can take steps to disseminate information about the disease and its potential transmission within their school community. Schools can prepare to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among their students and staff should local health officials identify such a need.
This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community.