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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 2


Lorain County COVID-19 data

Last updated September 25, 2020.  Data will be updated Monday through Friday at 2 p.m.

2,131 confirmed cases
260 probable cases* 
2,391 total cases

1,883 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 positive case of COVID-19.
  • For example:  A close contact of a positive case who has been in quarantine and developed symptoms.

Deaths: 80
View additional Lorain County COVID-19 death data

Lorain County COVID-19 deaths:
  • Sex
    • Female: 40
    • Male: 40
  • Age range
    • 30-39: 1
    • 50-59: 4 
    • 60-69: 11
    • 70-79: 21
    • 80+: 43

3,983 total contacts quarantined
3,106 released from quarantine 
391 a
ctively being monitored

View in-depth data by week for Lorain County.

Lorain County's current COVID-19 risk level is 2.

  • 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

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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

Back 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