The Ohio Department of Health has announced that it will be moving all COVID-19 information from coronavirus.ohio.gov to the department website. The move includes COVID-19 statistics, weekly reports, and other important information related to the virus. Visitors to coronavirus.ohio.org will be automatically redirected to the department website.
The decision to make this transition comes after the federal government declared an end to the public health emergency in May. The department had originally launched the coronavirus.ohio.gov website as a central hub for COVID-19 information when the pandemic began in January 2020.
According to Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, the Health Department Director, the Ohio Department of Health remains committed to monitoring and sharing key data regarding COVID-19. The new website, which is now the official source of COVID-19 information for Ohio, will continue to provide updates on statistics, dashboards, prevention strategies, testing, treatment, and vaccines.
This is not the first time the department has made such a transition. After the H1N1 pandemic in 2009, the department created a website called flu.ohio.gov. This website was eventually integrated into the department’s main website.
Moving forward, Ohio residents can access all COVID-19 information directly from the Ohio Department of Health website. It is important for individuals to stay informed and up to date on the latest developments and guidelines as the fight against the virus continues.
1. COVID-19: A highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.
2. Dashboards: Online tools that display data and statistics in a visual and interactive format.
3. Prevention: Measures taken to reduce the risk of disease transmission, such as wearing masks and practicing social distancing.
4. Testing: The process of conducting tests to determine if an individual is infected with the virus.
5. Treatment: Medical interventions and therapies designed to alleviate the symptoms and complications of COVID-19.
6. Vaccines: Biological substances that stimulate the immune system to protect against specific diseases.
– Ohio Department of Health
– Centers for Disease Control and Prevention