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American Red Cross East Central Ohio Chapter Pays tribute to Frontline Heroes during online ceremony | May 7, 2021

American Red Cross East Central Ohio Chapter Pays tribute to Frontline Heroes during online ceremony | May 7, 2021

NEWARK, OH- MAY 6, 2021 — The East Central Ohio Chapter of the American Red Cross, along with our presenting sponsors, L Brands Foundation, Licking Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth, and Park National Bank will honor essential workers who rose to the challenge during this pandemic to keep our community safe and healthy through an online celebration. The virtual event, honoring frontline workers in the counties served by our East Central Ohio Chapter, starts at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7 and will be hosted by WCOL’s Joe Boxer.

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PCBDD Invites You to a Ribbon Cutting | May 14, 2021

PCBDD Invites You to a Ribbon Cutting | May 14, 2021

The Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities invites you to the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at the new Sarah A. Winters Building - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Area 14 and Hocking College Job Fair | May 18, 2021

Area 14 and Hocking College Job Fair | May 18, 2021

Area 14 Workforce Development Board and Hocking College are holding a Job Fair on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Hocking College - Nelsonville, Ohio.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 3, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | May 3, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s May 3, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday May 6th at 2:00pm.

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Perry County Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Shootout | May 22, 2021

Perry County Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Golf Shootout | May 22, 2021

It’s time to play golf in Perry County Ohio again! (Despite the COVID-19 virus!!) You are invited to join the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at the White Tail Ridge Golf Course in Thornville, Ohio for our 28th Annual Shootout Golf Outing on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Entry deadline is Friday, May 14, 2021.

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ODH News Release -- Case Rate Per 100,000 Ohioans | April 29, 2021

ODH News Release -- Case Rate Per 100,000 Ohioans | April 29, 2021

COLUMBUS - April 29, 2021 – The Ohio Department of Health has announced that this week’s case rate per 100,000 residents is 155.6. This information is updated weekly at coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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U.S. SBA New Restaurant  Revitalization Fund  Applications Will Open May 3, 2021

U.S. SBA New Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications Will Open May 3, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration's New Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications will open May 3, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST!

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host drive-through distributions at Logan location | May 2021

Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host drive-through distributions at Logan location | May 2021

LOGAN, OH - The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting drive-through food distributions at 1005 CIC Drive in Logan.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 27, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 27, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 27, 2021 press conferences. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday April 29th at 2:00pm.

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Rides for Community Immunity

Rides for Community Immunity

Get your COVID vaccination shot appointment. Call the Region 8 Mobility Solution Center at 1-833-968-4646 to arrange a ride in your Ohio County: Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, and Washington.

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Does COVID-19 vaccination impact blood donation eligibility? | April 22, 2021

Does COVID-19 vaccination impact blood donation eligibility? | April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 — This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood remains. Healthy individuals are encouraged to make a blood donation appointment now. But what about those who’ve received a COVID-19 vaccine – can they donate? As long as donors are symptom-free, feeling well and can provide the vaccine manufacturer’s name, there’s no waiting period required after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized in the U.S.

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Join with Perry County RSVP Walk With Ease Class Starting May 4, 2021

Join with Perry County RSVP Walk With Ease Class Starting May 4, 2021

Join with Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Walk With Ease Class starting Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Aloysius Gymnasium - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 21, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 21, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 21 ,2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, April 29th at 2:00pm.

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Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2021 Photos

Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program | 2021 Photos

The Perry County Municipal Court Community Service Program offers a way for people convicted of a misdemeanor to make reparations to the community. The Community Service Program works with County, Township, Village, and non-profit organizations within Perry County. People convicted of a misdemeanor may be fined, required to do Community Service, or a combination of both. Required Community Service hours typically range from 20 to 80 hours per conviction.

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Fairview Assisted Living Newsletter | February, March, April 2021

Fairview Assisted Living Newsletter | February, March, April 2021

Fairview Assisted Living celebrating Valentine's Day! Loving Perry County Transit! Enjoying St. Patrick's Day! FFA working on the new FAL gazebo. Having a fun day of coloring and hunting eggs filled with lots of great prizes!

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Perry County District Library News | April 2021

Perry County District Library News | April 2021

Perry County Ohio District Library News | April 2021: Drop in to Perry County District Library…no appointment necessary! COVID-19 Home Test Kits Now Available at the Perry County District Library. Robust WiFi in Open-Air Green Spaces at Your Library!

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 15, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 15, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 15, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday April 22nd at 2:00pm.

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APRIL 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!  Litter Clean up time!

APRIL 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! Litter Clean up time!

April and May are Perry County Ohio CLEAN-UP Months!! Do your part, PLEASE participate! GREAT Community Service Project! Spring Clean-up months motivate us to keep Perry County CLEAN & GREEN all year long!

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COVID-19 Vaccines at Your Perry County Place of Business | April, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines at Your Perry County Place of Business | April, 2021

Perry County Ohio businesses: Do your employees want the COVID-19 vaccine? The Perry County Ohio Health Department can come to you!

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 5, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 5, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 5, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday April 8th at 2:00pm.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist, Higher Education Vaccinations, and more | April 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist, Higher Education Vaccinations, and more | April 2, 2021

From the State Medical Board of Ohio: COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist, Higher Education Vaccinations, Workplace Vaccinations, Increase in Cases & Variant Spread, Ohio Public Health Advisory System & Case Data/Vaccine Information April 2, 2021

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FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for  COVID-19-related Deaths

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-related Deaths

In early April, 2021, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 1, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 1, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 1, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Monday April 5th at 2:00pm.

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available to Anyone 16+

COVID-19 Vaccines Available to Anyone 16+

If you, or someone you know, have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine and would like to, please sign up with the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio.

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RSVP Aqua Classes Starting Monday, April 5, 2021

RSVP Aqua Classes Starting Monday, April 5, 2021

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Aqua Classes will be starting Monday, April 5, 2021 at Mt. Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | March 25, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | March 25, 2021

Below are updates from Governor DeWine’s March 25, 2021 press conferences. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Monday March 29th at 2:00pm.

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United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Newsletter | Spring 2021

United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Newsletter | Spring 2021

Your local United Way is working hard to fight for the Health, Education, and Financial Stability of everybody in all of our communities. Check out our latest newsletter to learn how! As always, feel free to visit our website to learn more about us!

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Upcoming Events
Perry County 2021 Fair Official Program and Entertainment Schedule | Friday, July 23, 2021 Jul 23, 2021 09:00 AM - 11:55 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County 2021 Fair Official Program and Entertainment Schedule | Saturday, July 24, 2021 Jul 24, 2021 08:30 AM - 11:55 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Shawnee Veteran Banners | Thursday, July 29, 2021 Jul 29, 2021 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM — Shawnee United Methodist Church - 317 E Walnut St, Shawnee, OH 43782
Hooked on Fishing… Not On Drugs Youth Fishing Derby | July 31, 2021 Jul 31, 2021 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM — Perry County Gun Club - 4957 Township Rd 149, New Lexington, OH 43764
2nd Annual Hemlock Cruise-In and Festival | July 31, 2021 Jul 31, 2021 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM — 8810 Main St SE, Hemlock, OH 43730
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