COVID-19: Facts and Community Resources

Wash your hands

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updated April 2, 2020

Local Information | Oakwood Community


Regional Information | Dayton & Montgomery County


Statewide Information | Ohio

Actions you can take

Recommendations from Ohio's Governor, March 11, 2020

Wash your hands often with soap and water, 20 seconds or more.

Avoid touching your face.

Avoid contact with people who are sick.

Stay home if you are sick; avoid in-person contact with others.

Cover your mouth & nose with tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

Disinfect high-touch surfaces often.

Avoid gatherings.

Reconsider travel plans.

If others in your home are older or in compromised health, take precautions to protect them from germs you may bring into the home.

- from Gov. Mike DeWine's letter of  March 11, 2020

1-833-4-ASK-ODH - Ohio Department of Health opens call center [download press release]

  • Checklists: Home, Business, Gatherings, Disinfecting, and more - from Ohio Department of Health 
  • Avoiding Scams - Be on the lookout for scams with these tips from Ohio Department of Health

Please note: During busy times, these sites may be temporarily overwhelmed. If one of these sites is down, please try back again later. 


National and Global Information


Mental Health Information 

1-877-275-6364 - OhioMHAS Help Line  | Ohio Crisis Text Line: Text keyword "4HOPE" to 741 741

  • Mental Health considerations - suggestions specific to general population, health care workers, leaders and managers, caretakers, and people in isolation, from World Health Organization