Monthly Resource & Educational Programs COVID-19: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Ohioans OHA continues to monitor updates from the Ohio Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Hospital Association and shares the most relevant links on this page about the coronavirus, labeled COVID-19 - coronavirus disease 2019. First identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, the virus has spread to thousands in China. As cases in several other countries continue to grow, the CDC expects more confirmed cases globally, including the in the U.S. Click here to learn more. Telemedicine and COVID-19: Managing the Risk The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health agencies, and a number of industry associations have recognized telemedicine as a means to prevent a surge, allow patients access to care, and minimize exposure. Click here to learn more.