FAIRFIELD COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE
The Fairfield County Health Department continues to record new COVID-19 case reports, COVID deaths, and vaccination rates and updates the Fairfield County report on a monthly basis. The Ohio Department of Health updates their COVID-19 Dashboard daily.
October Monthly Report
The Fairfield County Health Department is reporting a 51.72% increase in COVID-19 cases compared to the previous month. In the month of October, there were 224 new COVID-19 cases reported in Fairfield County, for a rate of 142.16 cases per month per 100,000 population.
0 new hospitalization and 1 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported for the month for Fairfield County residents.
CDC COVID-19 Community Level - Low
Recommended actions based on current level
Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19. You may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect yourself and others.
To determine how long you need to isolate if you test positive Quarantine isolation detailed guidance for detailed guidance. CDC has updated the guidance if you were exposed, removing prior recommendations for quarantining. FCHD also posts COVID-19 data on our COVID-19 Dashboard.
We have free COVID-19 home test kits available that we are distributing during office hours without an appointment.