This page contains links to various Public Health recommendations, advisories, and requirements. For School specific recommendations, visit the School Guidance page at the link above.

Public Health Orders & Recommendations

Ohio Education and Sector RecommendationsOhio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health's COVID-19 recommendations for Education and specific Sectors. 

ODH's Social Distancing, Masking, and Congregating RecommendationsRevised 7-29-21

While Ohio lifted most statewide pandemic-related health orders in June 2021, Ohioans are still at risk for COVID-19 illness. The Ohio Department of 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.

Director's Order Rescinding the School Required Reporting & Notification OrderRevised 3-10-22

This public health order rescinds the September 3, 2020 Director's Order Requiring Reporting and Notification Regarding COVID-19 Cases in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade Schools from the Ohio Department of Health effective 12:01pm on 3/10/22.

COVID-19 Community Level RecommendationsCenters for Disease Control & Prevention

The Community Level tool released by the CDC aims to help local communities assess the risk of COVID-19 spread within their jurisdiction and take the appropriate prevention steps based on current data trends. Additional information about the tool can be found Here.
CDC Mandate for Face Masks on Public Transportation

Details the national Face Masks Order on public transportation and changes to requirements for certain public transportation settings.
Reporting Requirements for COVID-19 (2nd Amended)Ohio Revised Code 3701.4 & 3701.23

Establishes reporting requirements for confirmed and probable cases to local health departments within twenty-four (24) hours.

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