Public Health Orders
Read public health and executive orders signed by the Governor and Ohio Department of Health Director in response to COVID-19. Rescinded Public Health Orders; Ohio Department of Health June 2021. 06/18/21 - Director’s Order Rescinding Various Orders (June 18, …
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Cases by Zip Code
(2 days ago) Cases by Zip Code. The COVID-19 Cases by ZIP Code Dashboard displays the most recent preliminary data reported to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) about cases and case rates per 100,000 population by ZIP Code of residence. ODH is making COVID-19 data available for public review while also protecting patient privacy.
Key Metrics on Cases
(Just Now) Key Metrics on Cases. Below is a snapshot of key metrics pulled from daily data reporting to the Ohio Department of Health. These metrics are updated daily. Note: A full screen option for this dashboard can be found on the lower right corner. To exit full screen mode press the 'Esc' key. .
COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard
(1 days ago) The COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard displays the most recent data reported to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) regarding the number of individuals that have started and completed the COVID-19 vaccination series by various demographics and county of residence.
Rapid COVID-19 Testing
(Just Now) Rapid COVID-19 Testing. June 10, 2021 | COVID-19. Ohio has invested in rapid COVID-19 testing with a goal of using fast, free, and convenient testing to control the spread of COVID-19. Below are details on the various partners we are working with to make testing available. In addition, we are working with local health departments, public
Governor DeWine Makes Plea to FDA;
(1 days ago) Governor DeWine also issued a plea to LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics, which are doing COVID-19 testing in Ohio, to urgently provide testing results to the Ohio Department of Health as soon as possible. "By getting that information, we can act upon it for the patient and for those interacting with the patient," said Governor DeWine.
Governor DeWine Makes Plea to FDA; Releases List of Needed PPE
(Just Now) Governor DeWine Makes Plea to FDA; Releases List of Needed PPE. (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today made an urgent plea to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue an emergency waiver for the use of new technology that could sterilize up to 160,000 used personal protective face masks per day in Ohio. The technology
Ohio Department of Health Releases Updated K-12 School
(3 days ago) Ohio Department of Health Releases Updated K-12 School Guidance. COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health released updated recommendations for K-12 schools today. The guidance strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccinations for staff and eligible students; consistent mask-wearing for individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated; and layering prevention measures that include good …
Rescinded Public Health Orders
(4 days ago) COVID-19 Release of Protected Health Information to Ohio’s First Responders. March 2020. ( Rescinded) The Director’s Order to Require an Inventory of All Ventilators in Ohio signed March 30, 2020. ( Rescinded) Health Director Order Limit Access …
COVID-19 Guidance for Primary Care and Outpatient Providers
(3 days ago) The complexity and scope of the public health issues involved in mitigating this problem requires a centralized, coordinated approach. It is absolutely vital that hospital capacity be reserved for the sickest patients. Please refer patients to coronavirus.ohio.gov or to 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634) for additional information.
COVID-19 Update: Efforts to Improve Minority Health, New
(5 days ago) To expand access to testing, Ohio has partnered with the Ohio Association of Community Health Centers which represents Ohio’s Federally Qualified Health Centers, including 55 Community Health Centers at 378 locations. It has multiple mobile units in 68 of Ohio’s 88 counties. "Community health centers have a unique reach," said Governor DeWine.
Responsible Restart Ohio
(7 days ago) Responsible Protocols. To ensure the health and safety of all Ohioans, businesses operating in the state must follow these protocols. Responsible RestartOhio is about protecting the health of employees, customers, and their families; supporting community efforts to control the spread of the virus; and keeping Ohio’s economy strong.
Requests for Immunization Records Ohio Impact Statewide
(8 days ago) Ohio Department of Health 246 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43215 • The paperwork cannot be emailed or faxed. • COVID-19 vaccine providers in Ohio are required to report patient information into the ImpactSIIS system when the COVID-19 vaccine is administered. If you …
Healthcare Procedures & Hospitals COVID-19 Checklist
(3 days ago) Updated May 1, 2020. For answers to your COVID-19 questions, call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call the COVID-19 CareLine at 1-800-720-9616.
Healthcare and In-Home Hospice
(2 days ago) Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, strongly recommends that all home healthcare and in-home hospice providers immediately take the following actions: Prior to your visit, call patients to ask them about signs and symptoms of new respiratory illness (fever, cough, shortness of …
Ohio Public Health Advisory System Purple
(8 days ago) Level 4, or Purple, is the highest level of the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. When a county reaches Purple, it means it has met at least six of seven indicators of concern for COVID-19 spread for at least two consecutive weeks. Residents should only leave home for supplies and services.
COVID-19 Update: School Guidelines, Public Health Advisory
(1 days ago) The Ohio Public Health Advisory System will provide local health departments and community leaders data and information to combat flare-ups as they occur in different parts of the state. The system consists of four levels that provide Ohioans with guidance as to the severity of the problem in the counties in which they live.
For Local Health Districts and Governments
(3 days ago) The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has been awarded in $15,620,977 in federal funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a result of the passage of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. The funding is intended to be used to carry out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity
Frequently Asked Questions COVID-19 Vaccine
(6 days ago) Scientists and public health experts are working to learn more about both natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity. The need for and timing for COVID-19 booster doses have not been established. No additional doses are recommended at this time.
Posters and Signs
(6 days ago) Posters and Signs. June 04, 2021 | COVID-19. These printable resources can be used by anyone in Ohio to display educational materials and prevention strategies to be used throughout Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ongoing Safety and Prevention. Past requirements.
More Than a Mask
(5 days ago) The Minority Health Strike Force, although initially established to address COVID-19, quickly gained consensus on the need to include recommended changes for underlying and foundational racial disparities. The “COVID-19 Minority Health Strike Force Blueprint” report recognizes that some of our population has been left behind.
Governor Announces Health Orders Removing Restrictions Signed
(Just Now) Governor Announces Health Orders Removing Restrictions Signed. April 27, 2021 | COVID-19. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2021. MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957. Breann Almos: 614-644-0957.
Director's Order Rescinding Various Orders (June 2, 2021)
(4 days ago) Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud signed an order June 1, 2021, rescinding the following COVID-19-related health orders: The Director’s Order to Limit Access to Ohio’s Jails and Detention Facilities. The Director’s Order to Release Protected Health Information to Ohio’s First Responders. The Director’s Order
Governor DeWine Statement on New CDC Mask Guidance
(2 days ago) Governor DeWine Statement on New CDC Mask Guidance. (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement directing the Ohio Department of Health to conform the remaining health orders to CDC guidance through June 2nd: “Ohio will be amending our remaining health orders to comply with the new CDC guidance, which says
DIRECTOR’S STAY AT HOME TONIGHT ORDER
(5 days ago) Health and Addiction Services, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Department of Veterans Services, and Department of Youth Services or other organizations providing services to the public whether state-operated, institutional, or community-based. Social services for the purposes of this Order include, but are not limited to: long-term
Testing and Community Health Centers
(8 days ago) The Community Health Center may not be offering testing at their location but can direct you to a location close by where you may be tested. Information on COVID-19 testing types. To find a laboratory that can collect or process specimens, please visit please visit the OH COVID-19 Testing Database. Note: A full screen option for this dashboard
Quarantine Following Possible COVID-19 Exposure
(3 days ago) Public health recommendations for COVID-19 continue to evolve and are updated as new scientific evidence becomes available. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has modified guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to meet the specific needs of our state and considerations for local circumstances and resources.
(4 days ago) Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call the COVID-19 CareLine at 1-800-720-9616. Additional Resources:
2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR
(1 days ago) COVID-19 Health and Prevention Guidance for Ohio K-12 Schools 4 WEARING MASKS HELPS CONTROL VIRUS SPREAD AND PROTECTS STUDENTS AND STAFF Wearing masks protects students, teachers, and staff from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. COVID-19 is an airborne respiratory virus. Wearing masks has been proven to prevent the spread of respiratory
Ohio Opportunity Index
(9 days ago) Ohio Opportunity Index. The Ohio Opportunity Index helps us understand where we need to target resources aimed at improving conditions for Ohioans who are the most vulnerable. This map shows us opportunity level from very high to very low measuring seven factors that impact health and well-being. The higher the level in the index, the better
When You Are Sick
(Just Now) For answers to your COVID-19 questions, call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call the COVID-19 CareLine at 1-800-720-9616.
COVID-19 Update: Masks in Schools, Rapid Testing
(8 days ago) Governor DeWine announced today that the Ohio Department of Health will issue a health order requiring that K-12 children wear face coverings while at school. The new mandate comes after the Ohio Children's Hospital Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Ohio Chapter issued a joint letter today recommending widespread use of masks in
DIRECTOR’S ORDER Re: Director’s Second Amended Order for
(7 days ago) for safety in congregate living and health settings and some technical matters -- will be rescinded on June 2, 2021, at 12:01 AM EDT. This is designed to give individuals, who have not yet been vaccinated, time to get vaccinated before the public health mitigation measures are lifted. Businesses
Healthcare Providers and Local Health Districts
(8 days ago) Healthcare providers and local health departments districts stand on the front line as we battle coronavirus disease. Check here for resources and information to help these professionals navigate the challenges COVID-19 has forced upon our healthcare industry and communities.
(3 days ago) On January 23, 2020, the Ohio Department of Health issued a Director’s Journal Entry making COVID-19 a Class A reportable disease in Ohio. On January 28, 2020, the Ohio Department of Health hosted the first statewide call with local health departments and healthcare providers regarding COVID-19.
Healthcare Providers and Local Health Districts
(9 days ago) Healthcare providers and local health departments districts stand on the front line as we battle coronavirus disease. Check here for resources and information to help these professionals navigate the challenges COVID-19 has forced upon our healthcare industry and communities.
Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety
(5 days ago) General. Resources: Youth and adult mental health and wellness during COVID-19 pandemic. Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Behavioral Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Setting a New Routine COVID-19 Checklist. Resources for Adults Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic. COVID-19 and Reducing Panic.
Testing in Nursing Homes
(4 days ago) Each nursing home licensed by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) or certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), or the Ohio Department of Medicaid shall cooperate with the COVID-19 testing for staff and residents as required by ODH.
Providing Vaccinations to Homebound Residents A RESOURCE
(9 days ago) Health. These experts use a multidisciplinary approach to respond to referrals from ADRN agencies that have identiﬁed homebound individuals in need of support. The ADRN agencies analyze issues speciﬁc to the populations they serve to understand challenges and identify solutions speciﬁc to the individual.