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Coronavirus Information & Links
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and Youngstown City Health District are working together to monitor the coronavirus outbreak.
Currently, the CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which has now been detected in 37 locations internationally, including cases in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).
On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern” (PHEIC). On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19. Currently there are zero positive cases in Ohio, as of 2/27/2020.
Please visit the CDC and ODH websites for up-to-date information. Additional information may be provided by the Youngstown Health Department at this page, if needed.