Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: 740-592-4431
Fax: 740-594-2370
Address: 278 W. Union St., Athens, OH 45701
After Hours Emergency Number: 1-877-627-2858
ODH COVID-19 Hotline: 833-427-5634

Resources from the Ohio Department of Health

ODH Responsible Restart Ohio Website


Required Sign Examples:
Sign Example 1
Sign Example 2

Citizens observing non-compliance with the facial covering order should notify the Ohio Department of Health call center at 1-833-427-5634

Local Guidance:
COVID-19 FAQ's for Facilities

Athens County Business Reopening Guidelines

Public Health Orders: News Releases from Governor DeWine click here

Continued Closures (as of 8/20/2020)

General Resources:
Sector Specific Guidance & Resources:
*Please note these guidance documents frequently change. The most up to date versions can be found by clicking here

Healthcare & Hospitals
Nursing Homes (Last update- 10/10/2020)
Manufacturing, Distribution & Construction (Last update- 7/27/2020)
General Office Environments (Last update- 7/27/2020)
Consumer, Retail & Services (Last update- 11/17/2020) Personal Services  Restaurants, Bars, and Banquet & Catering Facilities/Services (Last update- 9/23/2020)
Outdoor Recreation (Last update- 7/28/2020)
Childcare (Last update- 7/30/2020) Sports & Sports Leagues 
Day Camps (Last update- 7/28/2020)
Gyms, Dance Instruction Studios, and Other Personal Fitness Venues (Last update- 7/28/2020)
Local Pools, Public Pools, and Aquatic Centers (Last update- 7/28/2020)
Entertainment (Last update- 7/27/2020)
Deputy Registrar (Last update- 7/28/2020)
Driver Examination Services (Last update- 7/27/2020)
County & Independent Fairs (Last update- 8/3/2020)
Assisted Living Facilities & Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities (Last update- 6/1/2020)
Residential Camps (Last update- 7/28/2020)
Religious Services (Last update- 10/13/2020)
Coaches and Student Athletes: Adult Day Senior Centers (Last update- 9/1/2020)