Defiance County Coronavirus Information

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DCGHD is working in collaboration the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and are actively monitoring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Steps you can take to prevent the spread of flu and common cold will also help prevent COVID-19. This includes covering your cough, washing your hands, and implementing social distancing.

For accurate, up-to-date information on COVID-19 visit General information regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 can be obtained by calling the ODH call center at 1-833-4-ASK-OHIO (1-833-427-5634). Find us on Facebook   for additional messaging and information regarding COVID-19.

Traveler Information
Only essential travel is permitted

  1. Travel into or out of the state is allowed to maintain essential businesses and operations and minimum basic operations.
  2. Travel is permitted to care for elderly, minors, dependents, persons with disabilities, or other vulnerable persons.
  3. Individuals may travel to or from educational institutions for purposes of receiving materials for distance learning, for receiving meals, and any other related services.
  4. Ohioans may travel to return to a place of residence from outside the jurisdiction.
  5. Individuals may travel if required by law enforcement or court order, including to transport children pursuant to a custody agreement.
  6. Non-residents may travel to return to their place of residence outside Ohio. These individuals are strongly encouraged to verify that their transportation out of the state remains available and functional prior to commencing such travel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State have been updating their travel advisories in response to the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Current top-level advisories related to COVID-19 are summarized below. Note the State Department’s most critical advisory level is 4, while the CDC’s most critical advisory level is 3.

For additional information and updates about advisories related to COVID-19 and for advisories on other issues, please visit the CDC  and State Department travel pages.

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