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: