Posted: February 4, 2020
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has issued an alert regarding the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) disease. Coronavirus was declared a Class A reportable infectious disease on January 23. Health care providers are required to report confirmed or suspected cases of nCoV immediately to the local health district (LHD) where the person lives (or the LHD where the person is being evaluated if the person’s residence is unknown or not in Ohio). To read the Alert, go to https://med.ohio.gov/Publications/Recent-News/2019-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-alert. For updates and additional information, see https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/novel-coronavirus/2019-ncov.