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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.

 

Perry County Library COVID19 Update

 

COVID19 Library Update

 

UPDATE: While we recognize that Perry County District Library is an essential service in this county, we also acknowledge the unprecedented position we find ourselves in. Effective at close of business today, Monday, March 16, 2020, all Perry County 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.

We apologize for the short notice of this closure, but encourage you take advantage of the many online resources found on our website.  We encourage you to stay informed by using the COVID-19 links posted below.  Periodic updates will be posted on our website and social media platforms as information becomes available.

To stay healthy, the CDC and other health agencies recommend:
1. Washing your hands frequently. Wash your hands for 20 seconds or more with soapy water. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
3. Avoid contact with people who are sick.
4. Stay home and away from others if you are sick.
5. Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces frequently.
6. Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

Trusted Information Sources

Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reduce misinformation. Find reliable and current information about the outbreak from local and national agencies below.

Ohio Department of Health
The Ohio Department of Health maintains a website with the up-to-date information on the outbreak, current risk to the public, and links to helpful resources.https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/Novel-Coronavirus
ODH has also set up a call center to address questions regarding COVID-19. It is open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

Centers for Disease Control
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has set up a website with a range of information about the current risk to the public, symptoms to watch for, prevention, testing, and advice for schools, communities and businesses.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

The situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving daily. We will keep you informed of any changes to our scheduled events on our website at www.pcdl.org.

 

 

Upcoming Events
Hooked on Fishing… Not On Drugs Youth Fishing Derby July 18, 2020 Jul 18, 2020 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM — Perry County Gun Club - 4957 Township Rd 149, New Lexington, OH 43764
Shawnee Sunday Summer Concert with Chris Logsdon | July 19, 2020 Jul 19, 2020 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Historic Main Street - Shawnee, OH 43782
Blood Drive New Straitsville United Methodist Church Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Jul 21, 2020 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — New Straitsville United Methodist Church - 101 Clark St, New Straitsville, OH 43766
Blood Drive Somerset American Legion Post 58, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Jul 21, 2020 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — American Legion Post 58 - 107 East Gay St, Somerset, OH 43783
Perry County Chamber of Commerce 28th Annual Golf Shootout Saturday, August 1, 2020 Aug 01, 2020 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Whitetail Ridge Golf Course - 14005 Thorn Twp Rd 21, Thornville, OH 43076
Upcoming events…