COVID-19 Information

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What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.
The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (6 feet) with people who are unwell.

Where Can I Go for Reliable, Accurate Information about COVID-19?


The best sources are reliable government agencies, heath departments or hospitals.  Here's a quick list of resources.

  • Center for Disease Control: The CDC offers informaton about the virus, symptoms, how to avoid the virus, and much information about what families and individuals can do during this pandemic.
  • Ohio Department of Health: The ODH has an excellent site with updated statistics and information to help Ohioans get through this pandemic.
  • Ohio Coronavirus Hotline: If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)
  • Summit County Public Health: SCPH provides regional information and help. If you have questions, call the COVID-19 Call Line (330) 926-5795
  • World Health Organization (WHO): WHO also has reliable information on coronavirus globally.

What to Do If You're Sick


  • Don't call 911 unless you are having a life-threatening emergency such as as trouble breathing, heart attacks, stroke, and other problems where your life is in immediate danger.
  • Call your doctor or medical professional who will advise you what to do. Most people with mild cases of COVID-19 will be told to isolate at home and ride out the symptoms.
  • Do not go out if you are sick, even if you are not sure they are COVID-19 symptoms.
For more information about what to do if you think you have coronavirus, visit these resources:

Isolating/Quarantining at Home


Please reach out to reliable sources for information about isolating and quarantining at home.  Here are quick links to a few resources.

If You're Isolated or Quarantined Checklist - Ohio Department of Health
Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines - CDC