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Coronavirus

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

                                                                COVID-19 Overview
Confirmed Cases

2,643

Deaths

187

Cleared Cases

1,169

Probable Cases

583

Probable Deaths

11

Total Cases

3,226

Total Deaths

198

 

 

Age Range

1 week – 101 years

Age Range

36-101 years

Data does not include the city of Cleveland

 

Stay home and call your doctor
if you feel sick.
Wash your hands often
and cough/sneeze into tissues.
Practice social distancing and avoid
large crowds.
Clean frequently-touched surfaces
(doorknobs, phones, keyboards, etc.).

Phone Numbers

Cuyahoga County Coronavirus Help Line: 855-711-3035

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 – the Crisis Text Line

 

Reopening a food operation 

Please click here for information and guidance

 

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

 

Frequently Asked Questions
Click for a list from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Symptoms
Fever of greater than 100.4 F° and lower respiratory tract issues such as cough and shortness of breath. Other symptoms may include diarrhea, fatigue 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

We hold a press briefing each Friday at 8:45 a.m. to update the community about COVID-19.

Please click here to watch the briefings live on the Cuyahoga County Facebook page.

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

 

Dr. Gullett’s slides from the press briefings

The slides are presented weekly and offer data regarding cases, deaths, race and ethnicity, hospital utilization and other demographic information.

 

May 29, 2020

May 22, 2020

May 15, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 1, 2020

April 24. 2020

April 17, 2020

April 10, 2020

April 3, 2020

March 27, 2020

 

CCBH YouTube Channel

Please click here to access our channel.

We have COVID-19 videos in ASL and Spanish, an archive of CCBH press updates, reports about the racial disparities associated with the virus, and more at CCBHNet on YouTube.

 

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.

 

Ohio Department of Health – www.coronavirus.ohio.gov

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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


Environmental Protection Agency list of COVID-19 disinfectants

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