Defiance County Coronavirus Information

Starting May 6th, 2021, the Defiance County General Health District (DCGHD) will no longer be posting daily Defiance County COVID-19 updates to the website or social media.

The Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH)  COVID-19 Dashboard displays the most recent data reported in Defiance County about cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and demographics related to COVID-19. The “COVID-19 Update” is updated after 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Click the link below to view the Dashboard.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Ohio is distributing safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines statewide to those who choose to be vaccinated. Over time, more providers may be added to effectively distribute the vaccine. The State is strategically and thoughtfully distributing the vaccines to Ohioans according to a phased approach. Currently these phases include those at the greatest risk in conjunction with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). Those identified in the current Phase of vaccination that are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine can contact one of the following Defiance County locations. For more information on vaccine phases, read the information below the providers. The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all eligible Ohioans at 16 and up. Individuals ages 16-17 are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, the only COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use for those under age 18.

Defiance County Provider Information

The information below is provided to DCGHD by the providers. Information is subject to change. Please contact the providers for additional information regarding scheduling.

LocationContact Information
Community Memorial HospitalCall Community Memorial Hospital at 419-542-5681
Mercy Health-DefianceCall: 1-866-624-0366 (Press 2 for scheduling then Press 1 for Ohio then Press 3 for Toledo Region) 
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

Residents will need to create an account in order to schedule an appointment.
Hicksville PharmacyCall: 419-542-6218
Okuley PharmacyCall: 419-784-4800 Select option 2
Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
OR visit
Rite Aid Pharmacy (North Clinton Street, Defiance)Visit
Meijer Pharmacy-DefianceVisit or text "COVID" to 75049
Wal-Mart Pharmacy - DefianceVisit
Defiance ActivateCall: 419-782-2147
Address: 25568 Elliot Road Defiance, OH 43512
**Updated 5/4/2021**

Vaccine Links & Resources

***This survey is only intended for local organizations to complete.***
If your organization is in the State of Ohio Prioritization List in Defiance County, please complete the survey above.

Stay home if you might have been exposed to COVID-19.  Quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others. Quarantine helps prevent spread of disease that can occur before a person knows they are sick or if they are infected with the virus without feeling symptoms. People in quarantine should stay home, separate themselves from others, monitor their health, and follow directions from their state or local health department.

Separate yourself from others if you have COVID-19. Isolation is used to separate people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, from people who are not infected. People who are in isolation should stay home until it’s safe for them to be around others. In the home, anyone sick or infected should separate themselves from others by staying in a specific “sick room” or area and using a separate bathroom (if available).

Considerations for getting tested for COVID-19.

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19 may want to be tested
  • People who have had close contact (within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with confirmed COVID-19 may want to be tested.
  • People who have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, or ​health department.

Not everyone needs to be tested. If you do get tested, you should self-quarantine/isolate at home pending test results and follow the advice of your health care provider or a public health professional.

Two kinds of tests are available for COVID-19: viral tests and antibody tests. A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. An antibody test might tell you if you had a past infection.

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, implementing social distancing, and wearing a face covering when around others.

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.

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