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Response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CLASS A Disease Reporting 24/7 Phone Number: 1-877-774-4636

Confirmed Cases in Butler County: 43
Deaths in Butler County: 1
Confirmed cases and deaths as of 4/1/20, 2:15 PM

The Ohio Department of Health has activated a call center to answer questions regarding COVID-19. The call center will be open 7 days a week from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and can be reached at:
1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

Call center staff includes licensed nurses and infectious disease experts. They will be available to answer questions and provide accurate information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response. 

Director's Stay at Home Order, Effective: 11:59 PM on Monday, March 23, 2020

Stay at Home FAQ
Stay at Home FAQ (Español)

Public Health is charged with enforcement of portions of the Governors orders. If you know of persons or others not following the most recent orders, please let us know via our Contact Us option. 
Please be specific with the name and address of the facility and date and time they were operating, and what they were doing. If you would like to be contacted regarding this complaint please state so and leave your name and contact information. 

Butler County Emergency Operations Center
Click Here for the PPE Assessment Survey

This assessment is designated for Fire/EMS, Law Enforcement Agencies, and healthcare agencies. Identify your department's SHORT TERM NEEDS (1-7 Days). This information is used by the Emergency Operations Center to distribute PPE to those in our Community.  

Donation, Volunteer & Assistance Management Database

Please use this survey if you are interested in donating, volunteering, or if you are in need of assistance. Provide your information and they will add your information to the database. This list will be used to meet the needs of our community by connecting those in need with those who can help. They will have partners connect you if they can be of service. Thank you for helping make Butler County a safer place to live, work, and play. Link to survey –https://arcg.is/DL4yu


 CDC webpage on the Novel Coronavirus

Ohio Department of Health webpage on the Novel Coronavirus and the Number of Confirmed Cases in Ohio (also available by county)


Keep Calm - Be Ready

What it Means to Be Ready:
See the Ohio Coronavirus Webpage for examples of actions you can take now to help you and your family Be Ready. 

Testing 3.15.20 (small)At this time local health departments CANNOT do testing at their facilities. Individuals should call their healthcare provider ahead of time if experiencing symptoms (fever, coughing, shortness of breath)

Additional Links:
Ohio Department of Health Website on Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control Website on Coronavirus
Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE
World Health Organization Website on Coronavirus
Harm Reduction Coalition: Safer Drug Use During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Harm Reduction Coalition: COVID-19 Guidance for Harm Reduction Programs

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Press Releases11 documents

  • Who Determines an Essential Business in Butler County? 4.1.2020
    document _recordid 914
  • UPDATED Media Advisory COVID-19, 4.1.2020
    document _recordid 913
  • Medical Director Issues Plea to STAY AT HOME
    document _recordid 908
  • Butler County Board of Commissioners to Host Press Conference on COVID-19
    document _recordid 901
  • Media Advisory COVID19 - 3.19.2020
    document _recordid 890
  • Health Collaborative: Greater Cincinnati COVID-19 Assessment Sites
    document _recordid 889
  • Gov. Mike DeWine, Health Director Update COVID-19 Prevention and Preparedness Plan, 2.27.2020
    document _recordid 880
  • Results of two Butler County 2019 Novel Coronavirus Tests: Negative 2.02.2020
    document _recordid 795
  • Miami University President Letter to the Miami Community 1.28.2020
    document _recordid 784
  • The Health Collaborative Press Release on Possible Novel Coronavirus Cases in Ohio
    document _recordid 773
  • Butler County General Health Distrct Press Release on Persons Under Investigation 1.28.2020
    document _recordid 772

Butler County COVID-19 Epidemiology Report3 documents

  • Butler County Epidemiology Report, 3.30.2020
    document _recordid 907
  • Butler County Epidemiology Report, 3.25.2020
    document _recordid 902
  • Butler County Epidemiology Report, 3.23.2020
    document _recordid 893

Daily Situational Reports8 documents

  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 4.1.2020
    document _recordid 911
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.31.2020
    document _recordid 909
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.30.2020
    document _recordid 905
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.27.2020
    document _recordid 904
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.26.2020
    document _recordid 900
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.25.2020
    document _recordid 898
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.24.2020
    document _recordid 896
  • COVID-19 Daily Report, 3.23.2020
    document _recordid 895