Warren County, Ohio – A press release just issued by the Warren County Health District:

As Warren County continues to reopen from the COVID-19 pandemic closures, the Warren County Health District wants the residents of our county to know that we are seeing a rapid increase in community spread of COVID-19 cases.

If you have attended family gatherings, church services, funerals, or live in an apartment building or other multi-family dwelling, we encourage you to monitor yourself closely for any symptoms and consult your doctor if necessary. Many times the symptoms are similar to mild seasonal allergies and may include, but are not limited to: fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, runny nose, congestion and loss of taste or smell.

As the county has continued to reopen, the Health District wants to encourage you to take precautions to protect yourself and to stay healthy, by reducing the spread of COVID-19, as you are out in the community.

  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • Wear a face covering over your nose and mouth when around others, to protect others and yourself.
  • Maintain a distance of at least 6 feet between yourself and other people.
  • Avoid large gatherings and confined spaces, whenever possible.
  • Use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol when out in public or you cannot wash your hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer after cough or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth as much as possible. The Health District is continuing to work to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all Warren County residents. For the latest information and updates about the current situation visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov. If you have questions or concerns call (513) 695-2475.