Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The Champaign County Library will be closed until further notice.

The Champaign County Library is closely monitoring information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our patrons and staff is a top priority. 

Everyone has a role to play in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and staying healthy. We invite you to explore everything we have to offer on our website. You can download eBooks and audiobooks on Overdrive, stream movies and checkout eBooks and audiobooks on Hoopla. 

 To stay healthy, the CDC and other health agencies recommend: 

  1. Washing your hands frequently. Wash your hands for 20 seconds or more with soapy water. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available. 

  1. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. 

  1. Avoid contact with people who are sick. 

  1. Stay home and away from others if you are sick. 

  1. Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces frequently. 

  1. Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing. 

 Trusted Information Sources 

Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reduce misinformation. Find reliable and current information about the outbreak from local and national agencies below. 

 Ohio Department of Health 

The Ohio Department of Health maintains a website with the up-to-date information on the outbreak, current risk to the public, and links to helpful resources. https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/

ODH has also set up a call center to address questions regarding COVID-19. It is open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).  

Centers for Disease Control 

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has set up a website with a range of information about the current risk to the public, symptoms to watch for, prevention, testing, and advice for schools, communities and businesses. 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

 

Mercy Hospital Information 

On Mercy.com, you will find details of the hospital's preparedness efforts, visitor restrictions, guidance on how to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, and links to trusted sources of information and resources for the community when they have questions or concerns.

These include:

A COVID-19 hotline available 24/7 dedicated to public questions about COVID-19.

COVID-19 video visits available 24/7 and free of charge.

Flu clinics for people experiencing flu-like symptoms, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or body aches. The local flu clinic is located at Northparke Internal Medicine, 211 Northparke Drive, Springfield, OH 45503, Phone: 937-390-1700, hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., 7 days a week

 

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce Business Resources

The Chamber is monitoring the impact of the corona virus on businesses and the county.  They will update this site on a regular basis.

https://www.champaignohio.com/covid-19.html

 

The situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving daily.  For the latest information, please check our website at champaigncountylibrary.org or follow us on Facebook.