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 weekly basis. The Ohio Department of Health updates their COVID-19 Dashboard daily.
November 18, 2022 Report
The Fairfield County Health Department is reporting an 20.0% increase in COVID-19 cases over the past week. From 11/11/2022 through 11/17/2022 there were 150 new COVID-19 cases reported in Fairfield County, for a rate of 95.19 cases per week per 100,000 population.
6 new hospitalizations were reported in the past week. 0 new COVID-19 related deaths in November were reported in the past week 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.
The Fairfield County Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone 6 months and over, and booster doses for those eligible. We have the new Pfizer and Moderna Bivalent COVID19 Vaccine Booster Doses. Call (740) 652-2800 to schedule an appointment.
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.