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Ross County COVID-19 Data – 10.26.2020
Data provided by RCHD Public Health Nursing Division with the most recent update as of 10:00 am .
To see more information about trends with COVID-19 cases, check out the RCHD 10.22.2020 Community Update: RCHD COVID-19 Community Update 10.22.2020
Key Terms and Definitions
New Community Cases = the number of cases reported today that occur in the community in non-congregate living settings.
New Hospitalizations = the number of COVID-19 related hospital admissions reported today.
New Congregate Setting Cases = the number of new cases from residents that live in congregate settings such as prisons, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities.
Total Ross County Cases = the total number of cases that have occurred in Ross County since March of 2020. This includes laboratory confirmed cases and probable cases and does not include suspected cases.
Total Hospitalizations = the total cumulative number of COVID-19 related hospital admissions reported from Ross County cases.
Total Confirmed Deaths = the total number of COVID-19 related deaths confirmed by Ross County Health District.
**please note, all data is preliminary and is subject to change as new information is collected by RCHD through case investigations and as information is reported by health care systems / providers and from the Ohio Department of Health**
Ross County Total COVID-19 Cumulative Case Count **
Ross County Cases by Setting **
- Healthcare Worker
- Corrections Employee
- Other Occupation / setting
- Nursing home or long-term care resident
New Cases Per day – Non Congregate Setting Cases **
Positive Case Data by Age **
Age Range <1-102
- Positive Case
- Reported Hospitalizations
New Cases per Day – Congregate settings **
- Inmate Cases
- Long Term Care Residents
*indicates data is not updated everyday. Data is reported as collected and reviewed by RCHD’s Public Health Nursing Division
**indicates data is collected and reported daily from RCHD’s Public Health Nursing Division *** Indicates Data is from Ohio Department of Health
Note: All data displayed is preliminary data, and subject to change as new information is reported to RCHD and ODH
Note: Definitive cause of death can take several weeks to determine.
Note: Data for New Cases Per Day, Cumulative Case Count. and Age Range are based off of the date in which the positive case is reported to the health district, not the onset of symptoms date. For Onset of symptoms data, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov
Note: Presumed Recovered Cases are defined as cases with a symptom onset date > 21 days prior who are not deceased
Ross County “Red Status” Level 3 – Ohio Public Health Alert System
Updated on October 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Environmental Health Division
Our Environmental Health Division (EH Division) is responsible for licensing and inspection of local food services and retail food establishments, public pools and spas, campgrounds, and body art facilities. The EH Division also permits sewage treatment systems and wells for homes in Ross County not serviced by public sewer and water utilities. EH Division responds to public health nuisance complaints, disease outbreak investigations regarding food illness, waterborne illnesses, or environmental issues. The EH Division conducts mosquito surveillance and control activities. You can reach the EH Division by calling 740-775-1158.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children that provides nutrition education, supplemental foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care to income eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding women, women who have had a baby in the past 6 months, infants and children up to 5 years of age. Nutritious foods such as cereal, eggs, milk, whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables and iron-fortified formulas to non-breastfed infants are provided. Participants redeem WIC food vouchers at authorized retail grocery stores and pharmacies. For more information, see our WIC Program page.
Public Health Nursing
Public health nursing involves a wide variety of services and activities, all aimed at promoting health and preventing disease and disease outbreaks. Our public health nurses also offer a wide variety of important immunizations to children, as well as a limited number of vaccines to adults as wells as the seasonal influenza vaccine. Vaccines can be received through the Nurse-of-the-Day Clinic or at our seasonal offsite vaccination clinics. Please visit our Community Health page for details about public health nursing services.
The Vital Statistics office at the Ross County Health District is mandated to record and keep on file all births and deaths that take place in Ross County – including Chillicothe. Vital Statistics issues certified copies of birth and death records, as well as burial permits. The cost of certified birth and death records is $30 and burial permits are $3. These may be requested in person or in writing.