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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.

 

 

 

Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Update

 

 

 

 

On March 9, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine issued a State of Emergency for Ohio due to the increased exposure to the Coronavirus. 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. These decisions were made after reviewing guidance from the Perry County Health Department, Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and the Ohio Association of County Boards of DD.

 

To ensure we are taking reasonable steps to protect the people we support, their families, and our employees, these alternative protocols and procedures will be enacted immediately to reduce possible exposure and mitigate the risk of exposure. We recognize things are changing at a rapid pace and when changes take place, you will be notified and provided with the updated information as soon as it is reasonably possible for us to do so.

 

We encourage you to take precautions and continue to monitor the situation as new information is released. For more information about COVID-19 please access online resources by visiting: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html or www.odh.ohio.gov.

 

If you have any questions, issues or concerns, please feel free to connect with the Administrative Office at 740-342-3542. You may reach me directly at 740-684-0624 or by email at d.couch@perrydd.org. To report someone with a disability being abused or neglected, please call 740-605-7746.

 

Stay well,

David C. Couch,
Superintendent

We will continue to keep you informed via e-mail, on our website, and on social media. If you have any specific questions, feel free to contact the Administrative office (740) 342-3542.

Upcoming Events
PCBDD Invites You to a Ribbon Cutting | May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM — Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities - 601 Senior Dr, New Lexington, OH 43764
Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
OU J & J COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic | May 15, 2021 May 15, 2021 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Southern Local Schools - 10397 St Rt 155, Corning, OH 43730
Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, May 18, 2021 May 18, 2021 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM — Dodson's on Broadway - 313 W Broadway St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Area 14 and Hocking College Job Fair | May 18, 2021 May 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Hocking College - 3301 Hocking Pkwy, Nelsonville, OH 45764
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