First confirmed coronavirus case in Warren County

Protecting yourself from coronavirus

WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A man in Warren County is now in isolation after he tested positive for COVID-19, the Warren County Health District says.

The man who is in his 40s is at home and in isolation.

Warren County Health District says it is working to identify anyone who had close contact with the man.

They will be advised to self-quarantine.

WCHD listed these reminders to help protect yourself, your family and friends from the coronavirus:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; dry hands with a clean towel or allow to air dry.
  • Use at least 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or cough into your sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, noses, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from each other.
  • Clean “high-touch” surfaces often. These include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, desks, and tablets.
  • If you have additional questions, please call the ODH Coronavirus Disease 2019 call center at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH. The call center is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. including weekends.
  • Please visit coronavirus.ohio.gov or cdc.gov for the most up-to-date information to stay informed of the ever-changing information

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