Governor DeWine announced on August 13 that Clermont County is under a level 3 Public Emergency under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. The advisory system was first introduced by Governor Mike DeWine on July 2. The advisory system is a color-coded system that can be used by local communities to help make decisions based on the COVID-19 risk level for each county.
The risk levels are determined by seven alert indicators. Those indicators are:
For more information on each of the seven alert indicators, click here.
A county that meets 2 or 3 of the above indicators will be under a level 2 (orange) emergency.
A county that meets 4 or 5 of the above indicators will be under a level 3 (red) emergency.
As of August 13, Clermont County met the threshold for 5 of the 7 indicators including:
For a list of all of the data used to make this determination for Clermont County, click here.