Frequently Asked Questions
Click for a list from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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.
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:
Case Totals for Cuyahoga County*
Numbers are posted daily and are subject to change.
Lab-confirmed cases: 536
Age range: 11 months -101 years old
Age range of deceased: 63-91
*This data does not include the city of Cleveland
CCBH Press Briefings
We hold press briefings each Monday, Wednesday and 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
CCBH YouTube Channel
You will find videos in ASL and Spanish, past CCBH COVID-19 press briefings, and other related videos of interest at CCBHNet on YouTube.
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
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.