ODH News Release: COVID-19 Precautions at Residential Camps

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COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is urging caution at residential camps following reports of COVID-19 outbreaks linked to two camps in the western part of the state.

ODH has released updated residential camp guidance to advise campers and camp operators of best prevention practices.

The guidance recommends implementing layered prevention tactics at camps attended by any campers who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This involves use of multiple strategies that have been shown to be effective at controlling spread of the disease, including masking, social distancing, hand washing, and frequent cleaning and sanitation.

ODH News Release - COVID-19 camp guidance news release 07-17-21