Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

By March 23, 2020News

Marion Public Health is working closely with the Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor the evolving situation regarding a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Questions about COVID-19

The Ohio Department of Health has established a call center to answer your questions about this virus. Call center staff includes licensed nurses and infectious disease experts. They will be available to answer questions and provide accurate information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response.

1-833-4-ASK-ODH Open Seven Days a Week
Open 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m

OhioHealth has also published a COVID-19 Toolkit with information about testing, risks, symptoms, and more. This toolkit can be found here: http://blog.ohiohealth.com/series/covid-19-coronavirus-toolkit/

Current number of cases

Updated April 1, 2020

Confirmed Cases:

10

Case Breakdown:

  • 6 Male
  • 4 Female

Age range: 23-80

Home or Hospital?

  • 8 recovering at home
  • 2 under hospital care

Per ODH guidelines will only be releasing the age, sex and whether the cases are hospitalized or recovering in their own home.

The most up-to-date data regarding the number of cases here in Ohio can be found by visiting coronavirus.ohio.gov

National data figures can be found by visiting the CDC