AKRON, Ohio — On Wednesday, Summa Health announced that it has started a 24/7 call center to help address the growing number of questions and concerns related to COVID-19 coronavirus.
There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state of Ohio as of Wednesday at 2 p.m., but Summa Health says it is 'actively putting measures in place to ensure the safety of our patients, visitors, and employees.'
"Our medical teams are prepared to treat any patients that may come in and prevent the spread of the virus," the company added in a statement announcing the call center.
The call center number is: 234-867-6314. It is open 24/7 and will be answered by live clinical professionals.
Trained nurses can answer questions about the Coronavirus, discuss screenings for systems and travel risk, and provide the most up-to-date information from the CDC.
As of Wednesday there were at least 80 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S, which causes COVID-19 disease. The CDC said nine deaths in the U.S. have been blamed on this outbreak.