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).
Updated 4/15/2021 - 3:55 p.m.
April 15 - Franklin County moves to Purple Level
Franklin County has moved back to the highest level 4, or purple, on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System meaning there is an extreme risk of COVID-19 exposure and spread. The increasing case numbers and COVID-19 related healthcare utilizations, including emergency department, outpatient visits and hospitalizations, are being reported at a concerning rate. The Ohio Department of Health cites COVID-19 variants as major contributors to the increase. Variants are known to be more transmissible and can cause serious illness and potentially death.
Vaccine appointments are now readily available. People are urged to get vaccinated as soon as possible and help friends and family members schedule appointments. Options for scheduling include primary care providers or hospital systems, pharmacies, or public health agencies:
The rising case numbers are a reminder to be vigilant and continue following safety precautions, including wearing a mask, avoiding large gatherings, staying six feet apart from others, and washing your hands frequently.
April 13 - Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Distribution Paused
Special Event Decisions
The City of Worthington continues to work with event organizers and our partners at Columbus Public Health to evaluate the feasibility and health protocols required for special events to be held safely and in compliance with State Health Orders and best practices to limit the spread of COVID-19.
|Current Situation Updates 4/15/2021|
|Vaccine Information 4/13/2021|
|Community COVID-19 Survey 4/1/2021|
|Requirement for Face Coverings 2/11/2021|
|City Building and Service Closures 3/30/2021|
|What to do if you are sick 4/29/2020|
|Prevention Tips 2/11/2021|
|Event and Community updates 4/14/2021|
|Financial and Community Resources 4/14/2021|
|Worthington Business Support 2/19/2021|
|Worthington's Community Heroes 4/30/2020|
Worthington Farmers Market Returns to Historic District with Expanded Layout and Safety Protocols
The Worthington Farmers Market is returning to the downtown historic district starting May 1. Organizers worked with public health partners to develop an expanded layout and safety protocols to create a safe shopping experience for visitors and vendors. The Farmers Market will also bring a big boost to Worthington's small locally owned businesses.
Identity Theft Warning
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.