Meigs COVID-19 Update: 14 New Cases Associated with Overbrook Outbreak

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Health Department is reporting 14 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Meigs County. All of these cases are associated with the outbreak at Overbrook Rehabilitation Center. Cases reported for September 4 of COVID-19 bring Meigs County to 65 active cases, and 150 total cases (126 Confirmed, 24 Probable) since April.

Today’s Cases:

  • Confirmed case, female in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 60 to 69-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 90 to 99-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 60 to 69-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized. 

The health department asks residents to refrain from calling the Meigs County Health Department for questions regarding these cases while they complete disease investigation, contact tracing, and notify relevant individuals. The cases and individuals identified as contacts of the cases will be advised to self-quarantine in accordance with CDC guidance. 

The health department also continues to urge residents to continue following federal, state, and local guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including practicing social distancing, handwashing and wearing a face covering. For more information on COVID-19 in Meigs County visit www.meigs-health.com/covid-19.