On Friday March 6, 2020 the Indiana State Department of Health announced the first Indiana case of COVID-19. Additional information has been accumulated and summarized from the multiple federal agencies involved in developing strategies to mitigate the virus.
Many people have become concerned about being at risk and desire testing. The Indiana State Department of Health Epidemiology Resource Center will screen symptomatic individuals for testing, Testing is limited to symptomatic people who meet risk criteria and approved by the Indiana State Epidemiologist for testing. If you meet the criteria protocol of testing, you will be directed where to access testing. See People At Risk for Illness from the CDC to understand what people are at a higher risk of the illness.
The Health Department will update weekly or as NEW information becomes available related to Hamilton County.