What You Should Know About Coronavirus

Posted on March 6, 2020

Our county-wide health agency, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County (PHDMC) is closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness called COVID-19, or coronavirus.  PHDMC provides educational information about the coronavirus on their website (https://phdmc.org/).  This information is updated frequently.

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has additional information about the coronavirus at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/, which is also updated frequently.

On March 2, ODH published a FAQ paper with answers to common questions about the coronavirus. The ODH has also opened a call center to help with COVID-19 response; the call center is open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

The Ohio Department of Health, in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control, recommends taking the following precautions:



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