Weekly updates about local COVID-19 activity
***************** August 7, 2020
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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
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.
There is not an anti-viral medication or a vaccination/immunization available for COVID-19
Those at High Risk for Illness
These conditions make you more likely to become ill. There are things that you can do to protect yourself.
If you are sick
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:
CCBH Press Briefings
Briefings are now held virtually in coordination with the county executive’s office.
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.
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.
Visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov for statewide data, the health director’s orders, school and retail guidance and more.
Please click here to visit our school guidance page which includes information from the Ohio Department of Education.