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Weekly updates about local COVID-19 activity

September                          August

September 18, 2020                August 28, 2020

September 11, 2020                August 21, 2020

September 4, 2020                  August 14, 2020

*****************                 August 7, 2020

 

July                          June                            May                              April                        March

July 31, 2020              June 26, 2020                     May 29, 2020                    April 24. 2020                March 27, 2020

July 24, 2020              June 19, 2020                     May 22, 2020                    April 17, 2020

July 17, 2020              June 12, 2020                     May 15, 2020                    April 10, 2020

July 10, 2020              June 5, 2020                        May 8, 2020                      April 3, 2020

July 3, 2020             **************                      May 1, 2020

 

 

Phone Numbers

MetroHealth 24/7 COVID-19 hotline: 440-59-COVID/440-592-6843

Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 hotline: 833-4-ASK-ODH/833-427-5634

 

If you are experiencing stress or anxiety

Talk with a peer on the Cuyahoga County 24-Hour Warmline  – 440-886-5950

 

If you are in crisis
Call the 24-hour Suicide Prevention, Mental Health/Addiction Crisis, Information and Referral Hotline  – 216-623-6888

Text “4hope” to 741741

 

Symptoms
Fever of greater than 100.4 F° and lower respiratory tract issues such as cough and shortness of breath.

Other symptoms may include body aches, chills, diarrhea, fatigue, nausea and loss of smell and/or taste.

 

Treatment
There is not an anti-viral medication or a vaccination/immunization available for COVID-19

 

Those at High Risk for Illness

  • Have a chronic illness (asthma, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS)
  • Over 60 years old
  • Pregnant
  • Weakened immune system/immunocompromised

These conditions make you more likely to become ill. There are things that you can do to protect yourself.

Click here to read CDC guidance for people with high risk for illness.

 

If you are sick

  • Call your healthcare provider for guidance before you go to the hospital
  • Seek emergency care if you have shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

 

Practice Good Hygiene

We recommend following the same general practices of good hygiene to prevent COVID-19 as well as flu, colds and other illnesses:

  • Regularly wash your hands with soap and water/use alcohol-based hand sanitizer in between
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces – doorknobs, light switches, counters, keyboards, phones
  • Sneeze or cough into the bend of your elbow or use a tissue to keep germs from spreading
  • Throw all tissues in the trash and wash hands after emptying a trash can
  • Don’t share food, drink, cups, spoons, forks, etc. with anyone
  • Don’t go to work or school if you are sick

 

CCBH Press Briefings

Briefings are now held virtually in coordination with the county executive’s office.

Join us most Friday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. to view them live on our Facebook page and on the county’s YouTube page.

Please click here to visit the CCBH YouTube page, where you can view recent press briefings you may have missed.

 

Public Health Physicians Response Team

These doctors are working in collaboration with CCBH to respond to the local demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful to them for their dedication and commitment to our efforts. We also thank Case Western Reserve University for its continued support of public health education.

Dr. Assim AlAbdulKader, Dr. Khaled Dosah, Dr. Amina Egwiekhor, Dr. Adeola Fakolade, Dr. Prakash Ganesh, Dr. Melanie Golembiewski, Dr. Jill Miracle, Dr. Rachel Pope, Dr. Johnie Rose, Dr. Kurt Stange, Dr. Pauline Terebuh, Dr. Wail Yar.

 

Non-English Resources

Cuyahoga County – Various languages including Arabic, Chinese, Nepali, Russian and Spanish

COVID-19 Health Literacy Project – Available in more than 30 languages

 

Additional Resources

CCBH YouTube Channel

Visit our YouTube channel to see COVID-19 videos in ASL and Spanish, an archive of CCBH press updates, reports about the racial disparities associated with the virus, and more.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance for businesses

Guidance for colleges and universities

Guidance for communities and mass gatherings

Guidance for healthcare facilities

Guidance for healthcare professionals

Guidance for long-term care facilities

Guidance for people with elevated risk for illness

Guidance for pregnant women

Guidance for risk assessment

Guidance for schools

Guidance for travelers

 

Ohio Department of Health

Visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov for statewide data, the health director’s orders, school and retail guidance and more.

 

School Guidance

Please click here to visit our school guidance page which includes information from the Ohio Department of Education.


Environmental Protection Agency list of COVID-19 disinfectant

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