Wayne County Ohio Joint Information Center

Wayne County Ohio Joint Information Center

WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, Mar. 18, 2020 — A local website has been established for updates pertaining to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). If you have questions about how to protect yourself and prepare for COVID-19, please call the WHIRE hotline – 330-263-6363. Follow this LINK to the website: https://www.wcjic.org.

The ODH coronavirus disease 2019 call center can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.  ODH staffers operate the center seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, including weekends. Remember that the best thing you can do in the face of COVID-19 is to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your community:

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; dry hands with a clean towel or air dry hands.

  1. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer when soap and water are unavailable.
  2. Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when sneezing or coughing.
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  4. Stay home when you are sick.
  5. Avoid contact with people who are sick.
  6. Clean “high-touch” surfaces daily. These include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, desks, and tablets.


Posted by Dan Starcher. public communications specialist for the Wayne County Government.