The library will be open March 16
The library will be closed March 17-29. In the interest of public safety, the library hopes that this precaution will help prevent the spread of Coronavirus in our community. No fines or fees will accrue while the library is closed. Please keep borrowed items until the library reopens. Remember that our eBooks are always available on the Libby app or at https://ohdbks.overdrive.com/
WiFi is available around the building and we have eBooks at https://ohdbks.overdrive.com/ Books can also be renewed online.
Coronavirus has been the subject of many recent news and social media reports. Your health and safety is important to us. We know that information is a key to good health and that sometimes reliable information is hard to find. That’s why we have taken the time to assemble a list of trusted sources to help you find dependable and up-to-date information from local, state, and national perspectives about the COVID-19 outbreak.
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is a trusted, authoritative source for public health information.
- Coronavirus Mythbusters
- Coronavirus (health topic) - This landing page for the Coronaviruses family of viruses includes background, select news on the outbreak, and links to Questions and Answers on Coronaviruses.
- Advice for the Public - This page has practical information for dealing with the outbreak on a personal level. The page includes video, graphics, myth-busters, and even tips for coping with related stress.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC is our nation’s premier authority on public health information.
- Coronavirus - This page is a one-stop shop for background on COVID-19, as well as the class of coronaviruses; CDC-authored news monitoring the situation, including all the statistics on cases; and a wealth of resources for professionals, travelers, and the general public.
- Cleaning Recommendations - This page carefully outlines recommended cleaning regimens, especially for households of those at risk.
The CDC offers the following everyday preventative actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses.
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH)
The ODH is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak as well as any suspected cases in Ohio.
- MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, offers up-to-date information in language you can understand.
- MedlinePlus is also available in Spanish.
Johns Hopkins University
- Coronavirus COVID-19 Mapping by Johns Hopkins CSSE - The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University is mapping the number of global cases of COVID-19. The data is updated throughout the day.