According to the most recent COVID-19 epidemiology report, roughly 27 percent of all the new confirmed cases in Butler County have occurred in the 45014 ZIP code. There have been 349 cases within the 45014 ZIP code and nearly 1,400 confirmed cases county-wide.
Cases in Butler County have been gradually increasing over the past few weeks, unlike spikes seen in surrounding counties.
“However, when it comes to public health trends, what happens in Cincinnati or Dayton typically occurs in Butler County within a short time period (after),” said Butler County Health Commissioner Jennifer Bailer. “We encourage anyone who is experiencing symptoms that make the think they may have COVID-19, or who may have been exposed to someone who is positive to get tested.”
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Bailer said there are “many good options” for testing around the county, including most primary care physician officers and hospitals. Other options in Butler County include Primary Health Solutions at their Fairfield and Middletown locations.
Urgent care facilities around Butler County also has testing available, including:
• Liberty Urgent Care in Liberty and West Chester townships; Urgent Care of Fairfield,
• West Chester Urgent Care; Dixie Urgent Care;
• McCullough-Hyde Urgent Care in Ross Twp. and Oxford;
• Monroe Urgent Care;
• The Little Clinic at the Fairfield, Liberty Twp. and West Chester Twp. Kroger locations; and
• The Minute Clinic at CVS in West Chester Twp.
There is also testing at Walmart and Rite Aide, according to the health district.
Bailer said as the number of locations and the type of testing expands, public health officials continue to emphasize the importance of wearing a mask, keeping at least 6 feet from others and frequent hand-washing.
Visit the Butler County General Health District website for more information about COVID-19 and a list of regional testing sites.
FAIRFIELD POP-UP TESTING SITE
The Butler County General Health District will conduct tests for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, Thursday, July 2. It's being offered by Primary Health Solutions.
Where: Aldi, 5065 Pleasant Ave. (corner of Pleasant Avenue and Patterson Boulevard)
When: 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 2
Cost: No cost but individuals must bring driver's license or ID and an insurance card, though uninsured patients are welcome.
Appointments: No appointments necessary as walk-ups are welcomed
More info: For questions, call 513-454-1111 or visit health.bcohio.us.