Recommendations on Social Distancing, Masking and Congregating

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Ohio lifted most statewide pandemic-related health orders in June 2021. While these requirements have been lifted, Ohioans are still at risk for COVID-19 illness, particularly the Delta strain. The Ohio Department of Health and Greene County Public Health urges all Ohioans to continue to follow safe protocols to protect themselves and others, especially those individuals who are not fully vaccinated. The following are recommended best practices for ongoing safety and prevention against COVID-19. Full Story

Press Release: GCPH Supports CDC Mask Guidance; Masks Recommended for Everyone Indoors

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XENIA, OH -- Due to the rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and the increasing spread of the Delta variant in the region, Greene County Public Health officials are issuing a notice in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidance that recommends the use of face masks while indoors and near others, for all individuals 2 years of age and older, regardless of vaccination status. In addition we support the White House Executive Order to protect the federal workforce.

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ODH News Release: Guidance Provided for K-12 Schools in Ohio

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COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health released updated recommendations for K-12 schools on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The guidance strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccinations for staff and eligible students; consistent mask-wearing for individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated; and layering prevention measures that include good ventilation, regular cleaning, handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home when sick. The Ohio Department of Health also strongly recommends those who are not fully vaccinated to consistently wear masks, which have proven a very effective tool for reducing the spread of the virus. Full Story

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