Stay Informed: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We understand this is a confusing time and that news regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) is constantly developing and changing. A lot of unknowns remain and as it continues to dominate headlines, be assured that Lucas County Health Center is committed to the health of our patients, staff, and community.

For the most up-to-date information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit one of these sources:

Coronavirus Updates

March 11, 2020 – FAQs

March 16, 2020 – LCHC Visitor Restrictions

March 20, 2020 – Letter From Our CEO

March 23, 2020 – Homemade Donations

March 26, 2020 – Scams Related to COVID-19

March 26, 2020 – PPE Donations

March 26, 2020 – Visitor Restrictions (Updated)

March 30, 2020 – Cafeteria/Gift Shop Restrictions

April 2, 2020 – Emergency Room Entrance

April 3, 2020 – COVID-19 Procedures


Assess Your Symptoms and Know What To Do:

If you have:

  • Cough and,
  • Fever of 100 degrees or higher and
  • Traveled to China, South Korea, Italy, or Iran or are concerned that you have been exposed through other contact and
  • Do NOT have difficulty breathing

You should:

Stay at home in isolation. Rest, stay hydrated, and use over-the-counter medication like Ibuprofen or acetaminophen as needed for fever. If you have questions, contact LCHC at (641) 774-3000 to see if we can perform a screening over the phone to limit exposure.

If you have:

  • Cough and
  • Fever of 100 degrees or higher and
  • Traveled to an area at-risk for COVID-19 per the CDC Travel Advisories and
  • Do NOT have difficulty breathing, but have flu-like symptoms such as muscle aches, chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart failure, COPD, asthma, are immunocompromised, or have concerns to discuss with a nurse

You should:

Call LCHC at (641) 774-3000. If it is determined that you need to be seen in person, you will receive instructions at that time.

If you have:

  • Cough and
  • Fever of 100 degrees or higher and
  • Traveled to an area at-risk for COVID-19 per the CDC Travel Advisories or are concerned that you have been exposed through other contact and
  • DO have difficulty breathing

You should:

Contact LCHC right away at (641) 774-3000 and let us know you will be coming in for care. We will give you instructions and prepare for your arrival.


Coloring Pages

With school out until April 13th, we know many in our community are looking for activities to keep themselves and their children busy. To engage with our community, we are hosting a Coloring Challenge.

Print out the coloring page for your child’s age (or one of your own!) and color it, glue things on it, use glitter, and show us your best art!

Take a picture of it and post it on our Facebook wall by April 8th. Our staff will judge the photos and select winners for each age group. Winners will receive a Subway gift card and some LCHC goodies!

Ages 2 – 5 years

Ages 6 – 8 years

Ages 8 – 13 years

Ages 14+ (adults welcome!)