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FOOD DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULED IN PERRY COUNTY

FOOD DISTRIBUTION SCHEDULED IN PERRY COUNTY

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of HAPCAP, will be hosting a mobile food distribution in Perry County on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio

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Please apply by phone for SNAP/Medicaid/TANF benefits

Please apply by phone for SNAP/Medicaid/TANF benefits

From Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services - Please apply by phone for SNAP/Medicaid/TANF benefits. There is little to no wait time. Eligibility is determined while you are on the phone. Call 1-844-640-6446

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16th Annual Job Fair - Now Hiring! - Postponed

16th Annual Job Fair - Now Hiring! - Postponed

OhioMeansJobs is hosting their 16th annual job fair on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. at the Athens Community Center - Athens, Ohio. Visit over 75 employers, educators, training and apprenticeship programs. Veterans early entry at 9:45 a.m.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling is Suspending Its Recycling Program

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling is Suspending Its Recycling Program

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling is suspending its recycling program beginning Friday, March 20, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Most collection containers will be removed. Leaving materials at the collection sites without a container is considered illegal dumping.

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A Word From Our RSVP Director - Ruth Liff-Gray

A Word From Our RSVP Director - Ruth Liff-Gray

A Word From Our Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Director - Ruth Liff-Gray - I am working remotely until further notice.

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To The Family And Friends Of Fairview Assisted Living Residents

To The Family And Friends Of Fairview Assisted Living Residents

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, for the health of our Residents at this time, Fairview Assisted Living is not allowing visitors. We do encourage phone calls and if you would like to bring items to a resident please coordinate with staff by contacting the facility at 740-342-1213.

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A Word From our Fairview Assisted Living Director - Tara Layne

A Word From our Fairview Assisted Living Director - Tara Layne

On March 9, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine issued a state of emergency for Ohio due to the increased exposure to the Corona Virus. Fairview Assisted Living is monitoring guidance from the Perry County Health Department and the Ohio Department of Health. To ensure we are taking reasonable steps to protect the people we support, their families, and employees, we have enacted a Plan of Action including protocols and procedures to reduce possible exposure and mitigate risk of exposure.

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Perry County OSU Extension has changed their office procedures

Perry County OSU Extension has changed their office procedures

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 we are scheduled to be working remotely until April 20th, 2020. OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public.

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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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Northern Perry County Water & Wastewater has changed their office procedures

Northern Perry County Water & Wastewater has changed their office procedures

In order to protect our staff, as well as comply with the recent government requirements, Northern Perry County Water & Wastewater has changed their office procedures.

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The Perry County Ohio Title Office is officially closed due to COVID-19 until further notice

The Perry County Ohio Title Office is officially closed due to COVID-19 until further notice

The Perry County Ohio Title Office is officially closed due to COVID-19 until further notice per Tim Wollenberg. Call (740) 342-1022 if you have any questions.

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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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Access OhioMeansJobs From Home

Access OhioMeansJobs From Home

Go to the OhioMeansJobs.com website for job searching, online trainings, resume creation, career profiles, and scholarship searches.

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The Perry County Veterans Service Commission has changed their office and transportation procedures

The Perry County Veterans Service Commission has changed their office and transportation procedures

In order to protect our county Veterans, their families, and VSC staff, as well as comply with the recent government requirements the Perry County Ohio Veterans Service Commission has implemented temporary office and transportation changes.

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Perry County Library COVID19 Update

Perry County Library COVID19 Update

Effective at close of business today, Monday, March 16, 2020, all Perry County Ohio District Library locations will be closed until further notice. If you have library materials, including Hotspots, we ask that you keep those items until we re-open. Please do not return items to our book drops at this time.

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Perry County Municipal Court has modified its operations

Perry County Municipal Court has modified its operations

The Perry County Ohio Municipal Court has modified its operations to minimize the number of people who need to come to the courthouse. All appearance for criminal and traffic are limited to defendant and victims in these proceedings.

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Perry County Health Department - What is COVID-19

Perry County Health Department - What is COVID-19

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses what is COVID-19 and what is the risk to Ohioans. Message 1.

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Ohio 2020 Primary Election

Ohio 2020 Primary Election

The Ohio 2020 Primary Election is on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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A local public health emergency has been declared for Perry County

A local public health emergency has been declared for Perry County

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, has declared a local public health emergency for Perry County Ohio. At this time, Monday, March 16, 2020, there are NO confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Perry County. Message 2.

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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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Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Update

Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Update

The Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities has identified the need to prepare for this impact. Plans have been developed to reduce the risk to staff, people supported, and our community. Our plans identify ways to promote social distancing and alternative ways to connect virtually with people to carry out services and supports as long as we determine it is safe to do so.

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RSVP Aqua Classes and Walk With Ease

RSVP Aqua Classes and Walk With Ease

As of March 16, 2020 Perry County Ohio RSVP Aqua Classes and Walk With Ease has been canceled until April 6, 2020.

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A Message To Perry RSVP Members

A Message To Perry RSVP Members

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing, and the spread of the virus in Ohio suggests that we ALL should take reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of the virus in our local community. You are hearing on the news of many businesses and organizations canceling large-crowd events and you may wonder if you should continue to volunteer. The CDC has identified older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness.

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State Justice Inspects New Direction Program

State Justice Inspects New Direction Program

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy recently sat in on an informational meeting with staff of the New Direction program which was held in the courtroom of the Honorable Judge Dean Wilson.

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