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General COVID-19 Info

Postings in this folder come from various sources and provide information about COVID-19.
Perry County Eateries, Groceries, Hardwares, and Pharmacies

Perry County Eateries, Groceries, Hardwares, and Pharmacies

This is not a complete list! Please contact the Perry County Ohio Chamber of Commerce at (740) 342-3547 with all additions and/or corrections. Updated 4/2/2020.

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Ohio Department of Health Receives All Allocated PPE from  the Strategic National Stockpile

Ohio Department of Health Receives All Allocated PPE from the Strategic National Stockpile

Ohio Department of Health Receives All Allocated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the Strategic National Stockpile. Supplies received and the state’s reserve will not meet the immediate or future needs

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Employee Rights Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Employee Rights Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Paid sick leave and expanded family medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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Perry County RSVP Volunteer Updates

Perry County RSVP Volunteer Updates

Perry County Ohio Retired Senior Volunteer Program Volunteer Updates.

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The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has launched the Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has launched the Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has launched the Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund because there are urgent needs facing our communities. Our region’s nonprofit and public organizations are rising to meet them now more than ever, but they can’t do it alone. Give today to ensure that the nonprofits in your community have the support they need.

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Scammers are Trying to Monopolize on Fear of COVID-19

Scammers are Trying to Monopolize on Fear of COVID-19

Ohio Emergency Management Agency Will NOT Call You Asking for Personal Information.

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Ohio Child Care Updates

Ohio Child Care Updates

As of Thursday, March 26, 2020 through at least Thursday, April 30, 2020, all operating child care programs in Ohio must have a temporary pandemic child care license.

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ODH COVID-19 Information on Closures of Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Locations Protecting Against COVID-19

ODH COVID-19 Information on Closures of Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Locations Protecting Against COVID-19

On Wednesday, March 18, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that 181 deputy registrar agencies and 52 driver examination stations would close at the end of the business day.

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OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

Today, March 24, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance on how covered entities may disclose protected health information (PHI) about an individual who has been infected with or exposed to COVID-19 to law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders, and public health authorities in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.

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Perry County JFS COVID-19 Relief Program

Perry County JFS COVID-19 Relief Program

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Service has a COVID-19 financial relief program for those that are eligible.

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Ohio Department of Health Stay At Home Order FAQ

Ohio Department of Health Stay At Home Order FAQ

Stay At Home Order Frequently Asked Questions - On Sunday, March 22th, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH issued a director’s order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVlD-19 beginning at 11:59 pm. EDT on Monday, March 23, 2020 until 11:59 pm. on April 6, 2020. This order prohibits holding gatherings of any size and closes all nonessential businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk. Residents can return home from out of state and can leave the state.

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Ohio Department of Health Director's Stay At Home Order

Ohio Department of Health Director's Stay At Home Order

I, Amy Acton, MD, MPH, Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), pursuant to the authority granted to me in RC. 3701.13 to “make special orders...for preventing the spread of contagious or infectious diseases” Order the following to prevent the spread of COVID-19 into the State of Ohio:

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Ohio Department of Health Director's Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings in the State of Ohio

Ohio Department of Health Director's Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings in the State of Ohio

I, Amy Acton, MD, MPH, Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), pursuant to the authority granted to me in RC. 3701.13 to “make special orders. . .for preventing the spread of contagious or infectious diseases” Order the following to prevent the spread of COVID-19 into the State of Ohio:

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Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications during the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications during the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

We are empowering medical providers to serve patients wherever they are during this national public health emergency. We are especially concerned about reaching those most at risk, including older persons and persons with disabilities. – Roger Severino, OCR Director.

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Elective Surgeries, PPE & Testing Locations (3/17/20)

Elective Surgeries, PPE & Testing Locations (3/17/20)

The Ohio Department of Health has issued an order declaring that elective surgeries and procedures in Ohio's hospitals, as well as in outpatient surgery or procedure provider offices, be postponed in an effort to conserve personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers and first responders. The order will go into effect at the end of business on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

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Ohio Department of Health - Novel Coronavirus

Ohio Department of Health - Novel Coronavirus

What is novel coronavirus? How does it spread? And more, from the Ohio Department of Health.

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Ohio Department of Health Opens Call Center to Help With COVID- 19 Response

Ohio Department of Health Opens Call Center to Help With COVID- 19 Response

Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today announced the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has opened a call center to answer questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The call center will be open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

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