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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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PRIMARY ELECTION EXTENDED TO APRIL 28, 2020

PRIMARY ELECTION EXTENDED TO APRIL 28, 2020

For those voters who have not voted in the primary election, absentee voting by mail has been extended through April 28, 2020.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District 2020 Seedling Tree Sale - Cancelled

Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District 2020 Seedling Tree Sale - Cancelled

The Perry County Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District is holding their 2020 Seedling Tree Sale. Orders must be placed by Monday, March 23, 2020 for pickup on Friday, April 17, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at their office on 109 East Gay Street, Somerset, Ohio.

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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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Community Food Initiatives Annual Seed Potato Giveaway 2020

Community Food Initiatives Annual Seed Potato Giveaway 2020

Community Food Initiatives is holding their Annual Seed Potato Giveaway on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Nelsonville Acenet Business Center and Food Hub - Nelsonville, Ohio.

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It's All About Time Spring 2020 Email Challenge Invitation

It's All About Time Spring 2020 Email Challenge Invitation

I hope you will join me on this Springtime Wellness Journey “It’s All About Time”! Let’s have fun on this 6 week journey as we explore creative ways to boost your wellness efforts. Sign up by clicking on the link in the message below. You will register by answering a few online questions. Watch for a pre-challenge message the first week of April.

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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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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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Upcoming Events
Game On! Monday March 30, 2020 Basketball Game with the Perry County Cougars Mar 30, 2020 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Miller High School - 10397 Sr Rt 155 SE, Corning, OH 43730
Vaping Seminar: What You Need To Know Mar 31, 2020 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM — PBHC Activity Center - 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Blood Drive - Urgent Need - at the Crooksville Volunteer Fire Department Mar 31, 2020 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Crooksville Fire and EMS - 22 China St, Crooksville, OH 43731
Perry County Counts Night at the Perry County District Library Mar 31, 2020 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Perry County District Library - 117 S. Jackson St., New Lexington, OH 43764
Community Food Initiatives Annual Seed Potato Giveaway 2020 Apr 02, 2020 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Nelsonville Acenet Business Center and Food Hub - 296 S Harper St, Nelsonville, OH 45764
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