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Perry County Courthouse to remain open during state of emergency

Perry County Courthouse to remain open during state of emergency

The Perry County Ohio Courthouse will remain open during the state of emergency caused by the Coronavirus outbreak with limited staff and public access.The Perry County Commissioners recently limited access to the courthouse to the handicap entrance on the West Brown Street side of the building. All other entrances, including the Main Street entrance, will remain closed.

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Public Health Assist Team Survey

Public Health Assist Team Survey

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses the public health assist team survey for Perry County. Message 16.

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Licensed Personnel for Surge

Licensed Personnel for Surge

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses the availability of licensed personnel to respond to potential hospital surge from COVID-19. Message 15.

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The Perry County Health Department confirms a 4th case of COVID-19

The Perry County Health Department confirms a 4th case of COVID-19

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, confirms Perry County's fourth case of COVID-19, a 30 year old female. Message 14.

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Alert: Individual Posing as OCR Investigator

Alert: Individual Posing as OCR Investigator

It has come to OCR’s attention that an individual posing as an OCR Investigator has contacted HIPAA covered entities in an attempt to obtain protected health information (PHI). The individual identifies themselves on the telephone as an OCR investigator, but does not provide an OCR complaint transaction number or any other verifiable information relating to an OCR investigation.

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FBI Releases Guidance on Defending Against VTC Hijacking and Zoom-bombing

FBI Releases Guidance on Defending Against VTC Hijacking and Zoom-bombing

OCR is sharing the following update with our listserv from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, warning individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19.

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Village of Somerset, Mayor Tom Johnson PSA

Village of Somerset, Mayor Tom Johnson PSA

Village of Somerset, Ohio, Mayor Tom Johnson Public Service Announcement.

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Fairview Assisted Living PSA

Fairview Assisted Living PSA

Fairview Assisted Living Director, Tara Layne, provides a Public Service Announcement.

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Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities PSA

Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities PSA

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent, David Couch, Public Service Announcement.

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David Couch PSA

David Couch PSA

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent, David Couch, Public Service Announcement.

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The Perry County Health Department confirms a third positive COVID-19 case

The Perry County Health Department confirms a third positive COVID-19 case

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, confirms Perry County's third case of COVID-19, a currently hospitalized 76 year old male. Message 13.

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OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion to Allow Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information by Business Associates for Public Health and Health Oversight Activities During The COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion to Allow Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information by Business Associates for Public Health and Health Oversight Activities During The COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced, effective immediately, that it will exercise its enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for violations of certain provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule against health care providers or their business associates for the good faith uses and disclosures of protected health information (PHI) by business associates for public health and health oversight activities during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency.

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Perry County Temporary Sick Leave Policy and Temporary FMLA

Perry County Temporary Sick Leave Policy and Temporary FMLA

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners approve a Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave Policy effective April 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020.

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Perry County District Library PSA

Perry County District Library PSA

Perry County Ohio District Library Director, Melissa Marolt, provides a Public Service Announcement.

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Judge Luann Cooperrider PSA

Judge Luann Cooperrider PSA

Perry County Ohio Juvenile and Probate Court Judge Luann Cooperrider Public Service Announcement.

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Perry County Transit PSA

Perry County Transit PSA

Perry County Ohio Transit Mobility Manager, Lisa Leckrone, Public Service Announcement.

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Fred Redfern Perry County Anglers PSA

Fred Redfern Perry County Anglers PSA

Fred Redfern for Perry County Anglers Public Service Announcement

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The Perry County Health Department confirms a second positive COVID-19 case

The Perry County Health Department confirms a second positive COVID-19 case

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, confirms Perry County's second case of COVID-19. Message 12.1.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling PSA

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling PSA

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Education Specialist, Katrina Carpenter, provides a Public Service Announcement (PSA).

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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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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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Perry County Sheriff discusses COVID-19

Perry County Sheriff discusses COVID-19

Perry County Ohio Sheriff, William R. Barker, discusses COVID-19.

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Perry County, Ohio has its first confirmed case of COVID-19

Perry County, Ohio has its first confirmed case of COVID-19

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses Perry County's first confirmed case of COVID-19. Message 11.

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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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Upcoming Events
New Lexington Fall Festival | September 17, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM — Main Street - New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Longbeards Jakes Day | September 18, 2021 Sep 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Perry County Gun Club - 4957 Township Rd 149, New Lexington, OH 43764
New Lexington Fall Festival | September 18, 2021 Sep 18, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:55 PM — Main Street - New Lexington, OH 43764
Take a Stand to Prevent Falls | September 23, 2021 Sep 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 201 W Brown St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Kat Dodson 15th Annual Benefit | September 25, 2021 Sep 25, 2021 12:00 PM - 11:55 PM — St. Rose Parish Community Center - 120 North High St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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