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At this afternoon's briefing Gov. DeWine and Dr. Acton issued a stay at home public health order for Ohioans. See the Sentinel-Tribune's story here.
Local support resources to turn to during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis:
United Way 211 Can Help
No Wrong Door Wood County Yellow Pages of Service
Covering everything from laundry assistance to utility assistance
Wood County Hospital List of Area Food Pantries
Bowling Green School Meal Delivery
Grab and Go Meals for Lake Schools Students
Home Energy Assistance Program
Wood County Committee on Aging Services During Coronavirus Pandemic
Help for BGSU students
Wood County Community Health Department
Salvation Army Northwest Ohio Emergency Servivces
Wood County Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services
Make a date afternoons at 2 pm (time may vary slightly) with Gov. DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton for daily updates and information the ways Ohio is addressing the Coronavirus crisis. Available online at Ohiochannel.org or watch on the local PBS channels.
See local updated information from Wood County Hospital here.
Decision came in the wee hours of the night: Ohio polling places closed today after public health emergency declared. See post on Wood County Board of Elections FaceBook page.
Trusted Information Sources
Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reducing misinformation. Find reliable and current information about the outbreak from local and national agencies below.
The City of Bowling Green
Steps for staying healthy, guidelines for what to do if you feel ill, information about city-sponsored events postponements.
Ohio Department of Health
The Ohio Department of Health maintains a website with the up-to-date information on the outbreak, current risk to the public, and links to helpful resources. https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/Novel-Coronavirus
ODH has also set up a call center to address questions regarding COVID-19. It is open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
Centers for Disease Control
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has set up a website with a range of information about the current risk to the public, symptoms to watch for, prevention, testing, and advice for schools, communities and businesses.
The situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving daily. We will keep you informed of any changes to our scheduled events. For the latest information, please keep an eye on wcdpl.org.