Butler County and Corona Virus/COVID-19

March 19, 2020, Staff Report

Butler County Connect

Photo credit: Butler County Sheriff’s Office 

 

Sheriff Richard K Jones and Butler County Health Commissioner Jennifer Bailer held a press conference on March 19, 2020, to provide an update concerning the COVID-19 virus and the current state of Butler County, Ohio.

Press Conference high points:

– Eight people in Butler County have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. All are quarantined at home.

– Keep six feet apart

– A temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the reading that indicates a fever. Any person having such a fever should go home. All businesses are encouraged to take the temperature of all employees before entering the work-place. If the temperature is 100.4 degrees or higher that person should go home. Call your personal physician and discuss your symptoms. Do not go to the hospital.

– Be ready to shelter in place if your temperature is high. Have supplies to help keep you hydrated and healthy.

– Keep your surfaces clean.

– Be Compassionate. check on people. get outside, stay away from crowds.

– Do you have needs? Would you like to offer assistance?

 -A website has been established to connect needs and offers to assist. https://arcg.is/DL4yu

Photo credit: Butler County Sheriffs Department

Video of Press Conference

We are live with Sheriff Richard K Jones and Butler County Health Commissioner Jennifer Bailer with an update concerning the COVID-19 virus and the current state of Butler County, Ohio.

Posted by Butler County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, March 19, 2020