The mission of the Coshocton County General Health District is to protect, promote, and improve the health and safety of Coshocton County residents.
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Tick identification and Testing Research in Coshocton!
Ticks can be brought into our County office at 724 S. 7th St. Coshocton. Ticks will be identified and tested for diseases. (Ticks will be pooled together when testing)
Report sick, found dead
animals such as fox, raccoon,
OHIO COVID-19 Response Call Center is open 7 days a week from 9:00am-8:00pm ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) They are available to answer questions and provide accuate information about COVID-19
Many agencies and personnel in Coshocton County are diligently working to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. The safety and health of our citizens is of utmost priority. County and City agencies are in constant communication with local partner agencies, as well as State.
The City of Coshocton Health Department will contact anyone who needs to know or take action.
There is great need for Personal Protection Equipment (masks, gloves, gowns, etc.). Any industry or business that has these types of items and would be able to donate items so that we can protect our First Responders and medical care providers please contact the Coshocton County EMA office at 740-622-1984.
To prevent the spread of the disease the CDC encourages everyone to follow these effective practices:
*Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, use an alcohol based hand sanitizer only if soap and water are not available.*Avoid touching you eyes nose and mouth *Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing *Avoid contact with sick people *Stay home when you are sick* Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects – doorknobs, light switches, keyboards, etc.
For further information visit the Facebook pages of the City of Coshocton Health Department, the Coshocton County Health Department and the Coshocton County EMA ad the following websites: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus, www.coronavirus.ohio .gov. People with questions about COVID-19 can call the Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Call Center, 7 days a week from 9am-8pm at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1833-427-5634