The Ross County Health District received a total of 37 positive COVID-19 cases for Wednesday. That is a single day reporting high for Ross County, since the start of the pandemic in March. This exceeds the previous one day reporting high of 27.
The health district is requesting that all individuals who have tested positive remain in isolation at their residence.
In a related note, assistance is now available to eligible Ross County residents effected financially by the ongoing COVID pandemic.
The money comes from the COVID Relief Community Assistance Program and will help eligible residents with payments on past due utility bills; such as gas, water, electric and trash; up to $1,000. It can also help with past due rent or mortgage payments up to $3,000.
Eligible residents must have experience a loss of income due to a reduction or loss or work hours as a result of the pandemic.
Residents can apply for the assistance or gain more information by visiting Ross County Community Action.