Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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If you have questions or concerns about COVID-19, call the Ohio Department of Health hotline seven days a week from 9am to 8pm at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

IF YOU ARE SICK

Updated 5/27/2020 - 6:45 p.m.

NEW TODAY: 

May 27 - Parks & Recreation announces plans to reopen Fitness Center

The Worthington Parks & Recreation team has been working on a plan to safely resume and reopen some facilities and programming based on current State protocols and safety guidelines.

Phase 1 reopening of the Community Center will consist of limited Fitness Floor equipment use by reservation only. We will begin accepting online reservations on June 1 at 8:00 am with the building opening on June 3 at 6:00 am. More information on how to reserve a time slot, what to expect when you enter the Community Center during phase 1, and the current configuration of fitness equipment will be available Friday May 29, 2020.

See full details of operations, safety guidelines and all Parks & Recreation updates here

Parks Facilities Opened on May 27

Watch video update and find more information here

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May 27 - Worthington Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

As of May 27, 2020, the City of Worthington has 86 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and, sadly, 15 deaths reported of Worthington residents. 13 of those were Worthington residents living in long term care facilities. Our sympathies continue to be with the loved ones of these Worthington residents who have died as a result of COVID-19. 

Worthington cases are included in the Columbus Public Health (CPH) statistics because they are our contracted public health provider. As of May 27, 2020, there are 4,357 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in the CPH jurisdiction. There have been a total of 191 deaths in the CPH jurisdiction. 

Today’s data summary posted by CPH.

View full details on situation updates here

Follow these links for more information and updates
Current Situation Updates 5/27/2020
City Building and Service Closures 5/27/2020
What to do if you are sick 4/29/2020
Prevention Tips 4/29/2020
Closures and Cancellations 5/26/2020
Resources 5/4/2020
How to Help or Receive Assistance 5/14/2020
Worthington's Community Heroes 4/30/2020

The City of Worthington is closely monitoring the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and taking steps to slow the spread in coordination with our health service provider, Columbus Public Health (CPH). CPH protects the health and safety of all Worthington residents, through a long-standing contract agreement that names CPH as our public health service provider. All other Franklin County suburbs are represented by Franklin County Public Health.

The City will continue to follow the guidance and recommendations of CPH, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as it relates to public spaces, events, and meetings. The health and safety of our residents, businesses, and visitors is of the utmost importance. The City and our community partners are taking extraordinary steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Difficult decisions are being made to protect the health and safety of our Worthington community.