Healthcare providers and local health departments districts stand on the front line as we battle coronavirus disease. Check here for resources and information to help these professionals navigate the challenges COVID-19 has forced upon our healthcare industry and communities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established priority groups for testing. Ohio has modified these groups to meet the specific needs of our state in light of changes in testing availability and evolving knowledge of COVID-19 and its impact on Ohioans.
A March 17, 2020, order from Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, called for the cancellation or postponement of all non-essential or elective surgeries. It is intended to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to preserve personnel and supplies to respond to the pandemic as well as to patients in need of urgent care for other reasons.