Prevent. Promote. Protect. COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus discovered in 2019.

The virus spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.

Get a
Test Kit

You can pick up FREE test kits at the Health Department during normal business hours (Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm). We are located at 529 East Home Road in Springfield.

Report a Positive

If you test positive for COVID, report your case by clicking or tapping on THIS LINK. Reporting a positive test only takes a few minutes and helps understand the community’s health.

Stay Home for 5 Days

Click or tap on THIS LINK to read more information about how long you should stay home if you are sick and what you should do when you go back to school or work.

Some people who are infected may not have symptoms. For people who have symptoms, illness can range from mild to severe. Adults 65 years and older and people of any age with underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness.

People ages 5 years and older should get COVID-19 vaccines to prevent getting and spreading the illness. Everyone ages 16 and older can get a  booster shot.

COVID Symptoms

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

COVID-19 Tests


COVID-19 at home self test kits are available for free pickup from the lobby of the Clark County Combined Health District.

COVID-19 PCR (Lab) Tests

To schedule a PCR test from any one of the following providers, click on the corresponding image below.

Treating COVID-19

If you have COVID-19 and are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19, treatments are available that can reduce your chances of being hospitalized or dying from the disease. Medications to treat COVID-19 must be prescribed by a healthcare provider and started as soon as possible after diagnosis to be effective. Contact a healthcare provider right away to determine if you are eligible for treatment, even if your symptoms are mild right now.

Click here to view Test to Treat options.

Don’t delay: Treatment must be started within days of when you first develop symptoms to be effective.