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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 13, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 13, 2020

Below are the updates from the April 13, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton. Tuesday’s press conference is scheduled for 2:00 PM. You can watch this on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public TV (PBS stations), and other Columbus-based outlets.

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Virtual Meeting Guidance for Local Governments and Political Subdivisions

Virtual Meeting Guidance for Local Governments and Political Subdivisions

To help support local governments and political subdivisions in the delivery of virtual public/open meetings, the Ohio Department of Administrative Services leveraged its’ research and security resources to provide guidance that will assist in making informed decisions. Please note that the State of Ohio does not recommend any particular product or vendor, the information contained within this document is provided only to identify the various tools and possible considerations for selection.

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HIPAA, Civil Rights, and COVID-19 in Spanish; La ley HIPAA, Derechos Civiles, y el COVID-19 en español

HIPAA, Civil Rights, and COVID-19 in Spanish; La ley HIPAA, Derechos Civiles, y el COVID-19 en español

A summary of OCR Notifications, Guidance, and Bulletins on Civil Rights, HIPAA, and COVID-19 is now available in English and Spanish. Las versiones en español de Notificaciones, Orientación, y Boletines de Derechos Civiles, la ley HIPAA, y el COVID-19 de la OCR ya están disponibles.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 10, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 10, 2020

Below are the updates from the April 10, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton. At this time there are no press conferences currently scheduled for Saturday or Sunday.

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OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Community-Based Testing Sites During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Community-Based Testing Sites During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency

Today (April 9, 2020), the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will exercise its enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for violations of the HIPAA Rules against covered entities or business associates in connection with the good faith participation in the operation of COVID-19 testing sites during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency. This exercise of enforcement discretion is effective immediately, but has a retroactive effect to March 13, 2020.

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CISA Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

CISA Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

Please find below an important update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) regarding the continued health, safety, and protection of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 9, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 9, 2020

Below are the updates from the April 9, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton. Friday’s press conference is scheduled for 2:00 PM. You can watch this on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public TV (PBS stations), and other Columbus-based outlets.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Paid Leave Guide

U.S. Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Paid Leave Guide

Please find below a list of all of our most recent guides to the aid and programs being made available to assist businesses during the ongoing pandemic, including our newest guide to the paid sick and FMLA programs. April 1, 2020

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April 2020 Eco-tip…Tips to help the Earth!

April 2020 Eco-tip…Tips to help the Earth!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling: April Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! April and May are always declared as Litter Clean up Months! Sharing our Educator Newsletter with everyone to serve as our April Eco-tip! Important announcements here... and a sincere shout out to all educators and first responders everywhere! Please stay safe and well everyone!

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 8, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 8, 2020

Below are the updates from the April 8, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton. Thursday’s press conference is scheduled for 2:00 PM. You can watch this on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public TV (PBS stations), and other Columbus-based outlets.

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Ohio’s Open Meetings Act Under the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration: Frequently Asked Questions

Ohio’s Open Meetings Act Under the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration: Frequently Asked Questions

The Ohio General Assembly recently passed legislation whose wide-ranging provisions address challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s emergency declaration related to the virus’ spread. Included in amended Substitute House Bill 197 are some temporary changes to Ohio’s Open Meetings Act, effective until the end of the declared emergency or Dec. 1, 2020. A summary of these provisions is available on the Ohio Attorney General’s website.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 7, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 7, 2020

Below are the updates from the April 7, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton. Wednesday’s press conference is scheduled for 2:00 PM. You can watch this on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public TV (PBS stations), and other Columbus-based outlets.

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PBHC Youth and Family Services, Program Supervisor Lisa Harper PSA

PBHC Youth and Family Services, Program Supervisor Lisa Harper PSA

Perry Behavioral Health Choices, New Lexington, Ohio, Youth and Family Services, Program Supervisor Lisa Harper PSA

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 6, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 6, 2020

Below are the updates from the April 6, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton.

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Emergency and healthcare medical information form

Emergency and healthcare medical information form

Perry County Ohio Health Department emergency and healthcare medical information form. Fill out one form for each member of your household, place in envelope and tape to inside of front/main door.

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Perry County Courthouse to remain open during state of emergency

Perry County Courthouse to remain open during state of emergency

The Perry County Ohio Courthouse will remain open during the state of emergency caused by the Coronavirus outbreak with limited staff and public access.The Perry County Commissioners recently limited access to the courthouse to the handicap entrance on the West Brown Street side of the building. All other entrances, including the Main Street entrance, will remain closed.

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Public Health Assist Team Survey

Public Health Assist Team Survey

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses the public health assist team survey for Perry County. Message 16.

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Licensed Personnel for Surge

Licensed Personnel for Surge

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses the availability of licensed personnel to respond to potential hospital surge from COVID-19. Message 15.

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The Perry County Health Department confirms a 4th case of COVID-19

The Perry County Health Department confirms a 4th case of COVID-19

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, confirms Perry County's fourth case of COVID-19, a 30 year old female. Message 14.

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Alert: Individual Posing as OCR Investigator

Alert: Individual Posing as OCR Investigator

It has come to OCR’s attention that an individual posing as an OCR Investigator has contacted HIPAA covered entities in an attempt to obtain protected health information (PHI). The individual identifies themselves on the telephone as an OCR investigator, but does not provide an OCR complaint transaction number or any other verifiable information relating to an OCR investigation.

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FBI Releases Guidance on Defending Against VTC Hijacking and Zoom-bombing

FBI Releases Guidance on Defending Against VTC Hijacking and Zoom-bombing

OCR is sharing the following update with our listserv from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, warning individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19.

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Village of Somerset, Mayor Tom Johnson PSA

Village of Somerset, Mayor Tom Johnson PSA

Village of Somerset, Ohio, Mayor Tom Johnson Public Service Announcement.

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Fairview Assisted Living PSA

Fairview Assisted Living PSA

Fairview Assisted Living Director, Tara Layne, provides a Public Service Announcement.

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Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities PSA

Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities PSA

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent, David Couch, Public Service Announcement.

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David Couch PSA

David Couch PSA

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent, David Couch, Public Service Announcement.

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Upcoming Events
Perry County Park District Board Meeting | October 18, 2021 Oct 18, 2021 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM — Shawnee Village Hall - 136 Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
SNAP-Ed and Perry County Health Department Adult Cooking Class | October 19, 2021 Oct 19, 2021 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM — Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Trunk or Treat | Thursday, October 21, 2021 Oct 21, 2021 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
Blood Drive Perry County Senior Center | Friday, October 22, 2021 Oct 22, 2021 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Perry County Senior Center - 520 First St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Hemlock Trunk-or-Treat on Main Street | October 23, 2021 Oct 23, 2021 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM — Main Street, Hemlock OH 43730
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