CDC is the go-to organization for learning about the spread of the virus and how to protect yourself. Their website provides information, resources, and research about COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. It also provides recommendations for those who may be at a higher risk of getting very sick from the diseas
Cuyahoga County Coronavirus Help Line: 855-711-3035
Check here for suggestions and recommendations regarding the virus from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health.
Cleveland Clinic 24/7 Hotline
If you are displaying symptoms or have questions about your wellbeing, Cleveland Clinic’s hotline is available. The hotline is open 24/7 for coronavirus questions.
MetroHealth COVID-19 Hotline
The MetroHealth System has created a hotline for COVID-19 questions from the community. If you are feeling possible COVID-19 symptoms but are unsure of whether to seek medical attention, you can call the number and speak with a medical provider who will evaluate your symptoms and help determine the next course of action.
Summa Health 24/7 Hotline
The Summa Health System in Summit County has opened a call center. Lines will be answered by nurses and clinical professionals trained to answer questions about the coronavirus, discuss screenings and travel risks, and provide up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ohio Department of Education provides this frequently answered questions for schools and districts. Individual schools are tasked with making the best decision for their community. Information about preparedness plans and school closing guidelines are supplied within the FAQ list.
Information about CMSD school closings and other changes to school sponsored plans, like field trips, are provided here. Additionally, if your child attends a different local school check your district’s website to learn about their plan.
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The John A. Hartford Foundation, a foundation focused on older adults, has consolidated a list of resources about what you should know about coronavirus and older adults. The list provides resources for families, caregivers, long-term care facilities, and health care professionals.