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Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Lorain County Public Health is responding.

Local information updated daily.
Lorain County is currently in COVID-19 risk level 1


Free COVID-19  Community Testing in Avon on Friday, 10/23.

COVID-19 Community Testing is available in Avon on Friday, October 23 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Crushers Stadium (Parking Lot), 2009 Baseball Blvd., Avon. No need for doctors referral or order. All are welcome. Find more COVID-19 testing locations near you. 

Lorain County COVID-19 data

Last updated October 22, 2020.  Data will be updated Monday through Friday at 2 p.m.

2,555 confirmed cases
378 probable cases* 
2,933 total cases

2,165 recovered cases
Age range: 3 months-103 years
*Probable case definition

  • A person who has symptoms of COVID-19 and a known exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19 by PCR test. For example:  A close contact of a positive case who has been in quarantine and developed symptoms.
  •   A person who has a positive antigen test and also has either symptoms of COVID-19 or is a close contact with a confirmed case by PCR test. 

Deaths: 82
View additional Lorain County COVID-19 death data

Lorain County COVID-19 deaths:
  • Sex
    • Female: 40
    • Male: 42
  • Age range
    • 30-39: 1
    • 50-59: 5
    • 60-69: 11
    • 70-79: 21
    • 80+: 44

5,035 total contacts quarantined
3,665 released from quarantine 
776 a
ctively being monitored

View in-depth data by week for Lorain County.

Lorain County's current COVID-19 risk level is 3.

  • Based on the current risk level, adjust the choices you make for yourself, your family, your business, and your community.
  • Masks are mandatory across the state. Everyone in Ohio ages 10+ must wear masks:
    • At any indoor location (not including private homes)
    • Outdoors when you can't keep 6 feet away from others
    • When sharing a vehicle with people outside your household.
  • Masks are not required for those:
    • Under 10 years old
    • With a medical condition or a disability
    • Communicating with someone with a disability
    • Actively exercising or playing sports
    • Officiating a religious services
    • Actively involved in public safety
    • Actively eating or drinking
  • Lorain County's weekly profile (updated by ODH every Thursday)
  • The Public Health Advisory Alert System is a color-coded system that helps people assess and respond to their risk for COVID-19 in each Ohio county. It uses a framework of indicators and data (mostly from the last 21 days).


Ways to take action based on risk levels - English: PDF, PNG. Spanish: PDF, PNG.

Guidance to reopen

Responsible Restart Ohio 

Sign up for Lorain County Emergency Alerts

  • Text, voice, and/or email emergency alerts.
  • Choose to get alerts from all of Lorain County, or your own city, village , or township.

Face covering supplies

  • To donate handmade cloth face coverings, fill out this form or call 440-322-6367
  • LCPH invites both businesses and citizens to complete the form.

Everyday life during a pandemic

Going to school


Running errands and going out

Face coverings

What to do if you are sick

Some people have a higher risk to get very sick

Manage anxiety and stress related to COVID-19

Get your questions answered

If you have questions about COVID-19 call:

Information from trusted sources:

Watch updates from the Health Commissioner