Miami County Public Health COVID-19 Update

Posted on: March 26th, 2020 No Comments

                   

 Miami County – Miami County Public Health is issuing an update on the COVID-19 in Miami County.

It has been confirmed that an 89 year old female Springmeade resident, who had been hospitalized and tested positive for COVID-19, has died. This is the 4th death associated with the COVID-19 outbreak at Koester Pavilion and Springmeade Health Center.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and our thoughts and prayers are with them.

As of today, Tuesday, March 25, 2020 there are no new cases of COVID-19 being reported in Miami County.

Miami County Public Health continues to receive a lot of questions around Governor DeWine & Dr. Acton’s most recent Stay-at -Home order. To provide guidance on essential business classification, MCPH is working with companies to identify how their organization qualifies as essential or non-essential.

MCPH was also notified that Miami County Sheriff’s Department has received calls from employees of various companies, regarding employers not following social distancing guidelines or essential status. Concerns about the guidelines in the Governor’s orders or recommendations on social distancing, should be addressed with the employer and their employers Human Resources. If concerns continue, then employees should contact Miami County Public Health.

To read the full Stay-at-Home order or the Frequently Asked Questions visit: https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home/public-health-orders/directors-order-to-stay-at-home

 

MCPH will continue working with companies on clarifying the essential and non-essential businesses. As new information becomes available on new guidelines and COVID-19 cases, MCPH will provide updates to the community.

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