FAQ's and Fact Sheets

Frequently Asked Questions

I have been exposed to a known case of COVID-19 or feel I may have been exposed, what do I do now?

  1. ODH Info sheet on COVID-19 English   Spanish   French   Somali   Arabic  
  2. I have symptomsPlan to stay home, away from others. If serious, seek medical care. Get tested. If non-detected, arrange for an appointment with your doctor to rule out other illnesses like Strep throat, flu, or RSV.

Am I a close contact?

Close contact is someone who has spent 15 minutes or less than 6 feet of a medically diagnosed case.

I don’t believe my test result what should I do?

Check with the lab who did your test to make sure the test was entered correctly and ask if they can rerun your sample. 

Ohio Department of Health call center is ready to answer your questions about COVID-19

Call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)

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