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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Community Kudos Winter 2019

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Community Kudos Winter 2019

Waste Less - Recycle More Community KUDOS! by Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling - New Lexington, Ohio.

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No Free Legal Clinic in January 2020

No Free Legal Clinic in January 2020

The Perry County Ohio January 2020 Free Legal Clinic normally held on the first Tuesday of the month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio has been canceled.

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244 Locking Medicine Boxes Distributed by RSVP Volunteers

244 Locking Medicine Boxes Distributed by RSVP Volunteers

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) volunteers distributed 244 Locking Medicine Boxes at the October 2019 Drive-Thru Flu Clinic.

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Fairview Assisted Living Featured in Ohio Magazine

Fairview Assisted Living Featured in Ohio Magazine

A photo of Fairview Assisted Living is featured in the September 2019 Ohio Magazine article "A Helping Hand."

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The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart at the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart at the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart, a community-based training site operated by students with disabilities, will begin operations on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on the Perry County Courthouse Second Floor - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Women's Cancer Screening Clinics in Shawnee 2019 and 2020

Women's Cancer Screening Clinics in Shawnee 2019 and 2020

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs in collaboration with OhioHealth Mobile Mammography will be holding a Women's Cancer Screening Clinic on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August 2019 Eco-Tip

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August 2019 Eco-Tip

What to do with old pills in Perry County Ohio? Old pills can be dropped off at the New Lexington Police Department during business hours and the Perry County Sheriff's Office 24/7 - New Lexington, Ohio.

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United States Senate Resolution 230

United States Senate Resolution 230

Senate Resolution 230 from the June 4, 2019 Congressional Record -- RECOGNIZING THE SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE OF SENIOR CORPS VOLUNTEERS SERVING 50,000,000 HOURS IN 2018

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Perry County Ohio Second Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due July 19, 2019

Perry County Ohio Second Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due July 19, 2019

Perry County Ohio Second Half Real Estate Taxes Are Due Friday July 19, 2019 at the Perry County Treasurer's Office.

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SPICE has received a $10,000 community investment grant from Rural Action

SPICE has received a $10,000 community investment grant from Rural Action

The Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs (SPICE) has received a $10,000 community investment grant from Rural Action to identify, interview, and promote small businesses in Southern Perry County in the villages of New Straitsville, Shawnee, and Corning.

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Know the Facts of  Infant Safe Sleep!

Know the Facts of Infant Safe Sleep!

The Perry County Ohio Health Department can provide safe sleep education and a free portable crib to eligible families with a baby 12 months old or younger. Call 740-342-5179

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2018 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornville (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)

The Northern Perry County Water #1 and #2 water systems has prepared the following report to provide information to you, the consumer on the quality of our drinking water. This report was required as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act Re-authorization of 1996 and was required to be delivered to the consumer by May 22, 2019. Included within this report are general health information, water quality test results, and water system contacts.

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New App Pushes for Change with Rural Broadband Access for Perry County and SE Ohio

New App Pushes for Change with Rural Broadband Access for Perry County and SE Ohio

A press release was submitted on February 26, 2019 from the National Association of Counties (NACo), the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), and Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Rural LISC) announcing the launch of their new app, TestIT. This app gives mobile phone users the power to accurately identify areas with low or no internet connectivity and share that information to push for change.

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Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid has never been easier!

Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid has never been easier!

Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid in Perry County Ohio has never been easier! Just call Ohio Benefits at (844) 640-6446.

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Possible Down Payment Assistance Available for Perry County Residents

Possible Down Payment Assistance Available for Perry County Residents

Down Payment Assistance may be available for the following measures: Electrical, Heating, and Plumbing, Roofs and Gutters, Interior Surfaces and Floor Coverings, Door and Windows, to name a few.

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Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Perry County Ohio Emergency Alert Program.

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Perry County Social Service Updates by Text

Perry County Social Service Updates by Text

Pathways of Central Ohio, funded by the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties (UWMPM), is now offering a texting service for social service professionals in Perry County Ohio.

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Who you gonna call????

Who you gonna call????

Here is a summary of the various 211, 311, 411, etc. assistance phone numbers.

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Comprehensive Falls Prevention Home Assessment Project

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services Adult Protective Services has started a new program for adults 60 years and older who have or have had a fall related injury/accident. Adult Protective Services (APS) can go into the home and do a fall risk assessment and provide minor home modifications to make it safer. APS provide the risk assessment to the adult’s primary care physician so they can go over safety in the home as well.

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Food for Seniors

Food for Seniors

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank Commodity Supplemental Food Program provides a monthly box of shelf-stable food to nutritionally at-risk, income-eligible senior citizens.

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When should I call my local health department?

When should I call my local health department?

Local Health Departments are government agencies who are on the front lines of public health. But what is public health and when should you call your local health department? Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.

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Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

This plan is the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio. The plan was initially developed in 2014, updated and approved by ODOT in 2017 and is being updated annually in 2018. This plan fulfills the requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, signed into law as a reauthorization of surface transportation programs through Fiscal Year 2020. According to requirements of the FAST Act, locally developed coordinated public transit-human services transportation plans must be updated to reflect the changes established by the FAST Act legislation. The FAST Act applies new programs and rules for all Fiscal Year 2016 funds and authorizes transit programs for five (5) years.

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What do I do with my caps in Perry County?

Bottle caps are not accepted for recycling by PerCo, Inc. - New Lexington, OH. Please remove, and discard in your regular trash, all bottle caps before dropping off your recyclables.

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Perry County Ohio Recycle Reminder!!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling would like to remind our residents what can and what can't be recycled here in Perry County Ohio.

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Upcoming Events
Perry County Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Groundhog Breakfast Jan 31, 2020 05:45 AM - 08:00 AM — Sheridan High School - 8725 Sheridan Dr, Thornville, OH 43076
Perry County Suicide Prevention Coalition February 2020 Meeting Feb 04, 2020 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM — Village Municipal Building - 215 South Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Drug Prevention Coalition February 2020 Meeting Feb 04, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Village Municipal Building - 215 South Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
February 2020 Free Legal Clinic Feb 04, 2020 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Courthouse - 105 North Main Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
February 2020 Free primary care clinic in Shawnee, Ohio Feb 06, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
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