The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of our lives in so many ways. But the precautions you took helped to flatten the curve. And now we’re ready to start welcoming more patients back to UC Health, in a way that will ensure the health and safety of our employees, our patients and our community.
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As the region’s academic health system, it is our privilege and our responsibility to be a source of hope for those who need it most — especially during a global pandemic. Our collective efforts have “flattened the curve” of COVID-19. Now, as we responsibly return to more in-person care, we must continue to take precautions to keep you safe — it’s our top priority.
Find the latest updates and resources here as the pandemic continues to evolve.
Digital Health Services Now Available
Connect Virtually With Your Provider
Get care now for your routine health needs. From preventive care to follow-ups and everything in between, you can get the care you need for your nonemergency conditions from the comfort of your home. Fast, safe and convenient, virtual visits are simple alternatives to a traditional in-office visit.
As a regional and state leader, UC Health is here to provide hope to Cincinnati through expanded COVID-19 testing for our patients and the community. We continue to grow in-house testing capabilities as this pandemic evolves.
For Patients, Families & Visitors
Keeping yourself and those around you safe from COVID-19
Can I still visit UC Health?
At this time, to protect our patients and employees and help prevent the spread of respiratory illness, we are NOT ALLOWING visitors in certain areas of our facilities. Please click here for the most recent announcements and visitor information.
What to do if you are sick?
If you have symptoms, but do not need immediate medical assistance, self-monitoring at home is recommended by the CDC. You can also call your primary care provider or the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) to discuss if, when, and where you should be seen. If you don’t have a primary care physician, we can help you find one.
Have you traveled to a high-risk area?
If you have traveled to a high-risk area or have been in contact with a patient with cough, fever or shortness of breath who has traveled to a high-risk area AND you have these symptoms you should notify the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). This line is available 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
What is COVID-19?
The novel coronavirus causes COVID-19, a respiratory illness that originated in Wuhan, China in Dec. 2019. About 80% of people with COVID-19 experience a mild respiratory illness. The most common symptoms are cough, shortness of breath and fever.
WAYS YOU CAN HELP
Interested In Helping During COVID-19?
Our UC Health staff and clinicians are working long hours, bravely facing the unknown and are partnering in new ways like never before. Additionally, our city and community are also coming together in new ways. We want to take this time to show support for everyone fighting through these uncertain times. Learn more about the ways you can help during COVID-19.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Where Can I Find More Information?
At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.