Erie County Health Department is taking action to prevent community spread of COVID-19 but cannot do it without you. There are 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, and there is known to be community spread. There are 0 confirmed cases in Erie County and 0 Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) in Erie County. Erie County Health Department asks that you join in on an ALL COMMUNITY approach to prevent COVID-19 in Erie County.
At home and work, the cleaning of visibly dirty surfaces followed by disinfection is a best practice measure for the prevention of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory illnesses in households and community settings. Diluted household bleach solutions can be used if appropriate for the surface. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application and proper ventilation. Prepare a bleach solution by mixing:
Erie County Health Department echoes Governor Mike DeWine’s guidance of social distancing as a proactive approach to keeping our community safe:
Erie County Health Commissioner, Peter Schade, and school officials from area public schools all agree to the following:
The Health Department understands that with this is an evolving situation. Erie County Health Department continues to post the most up to date guidance for our community to its website. If you still have questions contact the COVID-19 hotline at ext. 284.