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Perry County Health Department reads a letter from a local physician

Perry County Health Department reads a letter from a local physician

Perry County Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, reads a letter from a local physician, Dr. Stephen C. Ulrich. Message 8.

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Perry County Health Department discusses testing priorities

Perry County Health Department discusses testing priorities

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, provides a COVID-19 status update discusses testing priorities. Message 6.

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Perry County JFS Closed Doors

Perry County JFS Closed Doors

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services has closed its doors to the public but will be operating at full capacity.

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PCHD Summary Changes in Agency Operations

PCHD Summary Changes in Agency Operations

This Changes in Agency Operations Report is supplied by the Perry County Ohio Health Department.

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Office closures and procedural changes along with meeting and event cancellations and postponements

Office closures and procedural changes along with meeting and event cancellations and postponements

Stay tuned to this page for updates on Perry County Ohio office closures and procedural changes along with meeting and event cancellations and postponements.

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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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Perry County Municipal Court Reports March 2020

Perry County Municipal Court Reports March 2020

Criminal/traffic disposition reports. Civil credit and legal news reports. Reports are in PDF format.

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Perry County Health Department March 25, 2020 status update

Perry County Health Department March 25, 2020 status update

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses March 25, 2020 2:00 p.m. Ohio COVID-19 status. Message 7.

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Perry County Health Department discusses the Stay At Home Order

Perry County Health Department discusses the Stay At Home Order

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses the “Stay at Home Order” issued by Ohio Governor DeWine. Order goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2020. Message 5.

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Perry County Health Department shares how you can protect yourself and your loved ones

Perry County Health Department shares how you can protect yourself and your loved ones

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, shares how you can protect yourself, and your loved ones from COVID-19. At this time, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Perry County has NO confirmed cases of COVID-19. Message 4.

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Perry County Health Department is leading the COVID-19 response

Perry County Health Department is leading the COVID-19 response

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, announces that the Perry County Health Department is leading the response for the COVID-19 public health emergency and shares the strategies being taken to protect Perry County. At this time, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Perry County has NO confirmed cases of COVID-19. Message 3.

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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 Court of Common Pleas Probate-Juvenile Division has modified its operations

Perry County Court of Common Pleas Probate-Juvenile Division has modified its operations

Judge Luann Cooperrider, Judge of Perry County Probate and Juvenile Court Divisions of Common Pleas Court hereby makes the following order. In light of the fact that the Governor of the State of Ohio, Michael Dewine, has declared a State of Emergency (Executive Order 2020-OID) limits gathering of people and other orders. The Governor has also issued a Stay at Home Order effective March 23, 2020.

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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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Perry County Transit has changed their office and transportation procedures

Perry County Transit has changed their office and transportation procedures

Perry County Transit has changed their operating hours to 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. No Wednesday evening or Saturday hours. They are also prioritizing their transportation service areas.

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Entrances to various Perry County offices

Entrances to various Perry County offices

Various Perry County offices have set up hand sanitizing stations that must be used before anyone can enter the facility. This is a work-in-progress.

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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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A Message from David Couch, PCBDD Superintendent

A Message from David Couch, PCBDD Superintendent

As we all face uncertainty and unknowns in the days, weeks, and months ahead, we want our entire community to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. We aren’t sure the complete impact of this virus, but I want to update everyone about our commitment to the people of Perry County.

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Perry County Health Department has changed their office procedures

Perry County Health Department has changed their office procedures

Beginning March 20, 2020, the Perry County Health Department hours of operation will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The physical office will be closed to the public. Essential services will still be available to customers on a limited basis.

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Fairview Assisted Living Adopt A Resident

Fairview Assisted Living Adopt A Resident

Fairview Assisted Living Letter Request. Please join us in bringing joy to the residents of Fairview Assisted Living!

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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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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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Upcoming Events
Blood Drive New Straitsville United Methodist Church | Tuesday, May 11, 2021 May 11, 2021 02:00 PM - 07:00 PM — New Straitsville United Methodist Church - 101 Clark St, New Straitsville, OH 43766
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
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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