The Wayne County Health Department has received notice of a confirmed COVID-19 case. The Wayne County individual is in their mid 40’s and is not hospitalized. The Ohio Department of Health website will be updated at 2 PM tomorrow with the total number of Ohio cases. Wayne County will be included in these numbers. The majority of people with COVID-19 will experience mild or moderate symptoms. Testing is not necessary and self-care is recommended. Tylenol or acetaminophen can be used for fever and cough medicine for coughs. As a reminder, the health department does not conduct COVID-19 testing. Testing of the general public is not recommended and is based on a number of clinical guidelines. The health department’s goal is to minimize the spread of this virus.

1st Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Wayne County – Press Release