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The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. If you have questions, call Columbus Public Health at 614-645-1519


Stay at Home Advisory
for the City of Columbus and Franklin County
Issued: November 20, 2020
Ends: December 18, 2020

Read the Advisory in Spanish, Somali, Nepali, Chinese, French, Bhutanese

COVID Test Sites

Find a Test Site Near You

View our map to find a test site near you. Some locations require an appointment, and most do not require physician referral.

Click here to find a test site

COVID reports


See our interactive reports on COVID-19 cases including data on age, race, sex, hospitalizations, and ZIP codes

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COVID Resources

Resources Download information and materials on COVID-19, including for businesses, health care providers, community services and organizations, and more. 
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COVID Portal

Coronavirus Portal

Our comprehensive portal for Coronavirus information including testing sites, reports, fact sheets and other downloadable resources. 

Visit our Coronavirus Portal 
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Positive Cases & Close Contacts

Residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are close contacts of a positive case may experience delays in receiving a call from a health department due to an increase in cases. While waiting for public health to call, please take the following steps.

If you have tested positive: 
- Isolate yourself immediately. Isolation periods are generally 10-20 days, depending on the severity of symptoms.
- Stay home except to get medical care.
- Let your employer know you have COVID-19.
- Notify your close contacts so they can self-quarantine. 

If you are a close contact of a positive COVID-19 case: 
- Quarantine for 14 days from your last contact with a COVID-19 positive case.
- Stay home except to get medical care.
- Monitor yourself for symptoms.  If you develop symptoms, get tested. 

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