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New App Pushes for Change with Rural Broadband Access for Perry County and SE Ohio

New App Pushes for Change with Rural Broadband Access for Perry County and SE Ohio

A press release was submitted on February 26, 2019 from the National Association of Counties (NACo), the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), and Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Rural LISC) announcing the launch of their new app, TestIT. This app gives mobile phone users the power to accurately identify areas with low or no internet connectivity and share that information to push for change.

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Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid has never been easier!

Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid has never been easier!

Applying for Cash, Food Assistance, and Medicaid in Perry County Ohio has never been easier! Just call Ohio Benefits at (844) 640-6446.

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Possible Down Payment Assistance Available for Perry County Residents

Possible Down Payment Assistance Available for Perry County Residents

Down Payment Assistance may be available for the following measures: Electrical, Heating, and Plumbing, Roofs and Gutters, Interior Surfaces and Floor Coverings, Door and Windows, to name a few.

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Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Perry County Ohio Emergency Alert Program.

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Perry County Social Service Updates by Text

Perry County Social Service Updates by Text

Pathways of Central Ohio, funded by the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties (UWMPM), is now offering a texting service for social service professionals in Perry County Ohio.

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Who you gonna call????

Who you gonna call????

Here is a summary of the various 211, 311, 411, etc. assistance phone numbers.

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Comprehensive Falls Prevention Home Assessment Project

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services Adult Protective Services has started a new program for adults 60 years and older who have or have had a fall related injury/accident. Adult Protective Services (APS) can go into the home and do a fall risk assessment and provide minor home modifications to make it safer. APS provide the risk assessment to the adult’s primary care physician so they can go over safety in the home as well.

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Food for Seniors

Food for Seniors

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank Commodity Supplemental Food Program provides a monthly box of shelf-stable food to nutritionally at-risk, income-eligible senior citizens.

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When should I call my local health department?

When should I call my local health department?

Local Health Departments are government agencies who are on the front lines of public health. But what is public health and when should you call your local health department? Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.

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Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio

This plan is the Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for Perry County Ohio. The plan was initially developed in 2014, updated and approved by ODOT in 2017 and is being updated annually in 2018. This plan fulfills the requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, signed into law as a reauthorization of surface transportation programs through Fiscal Year 2020. According to requirements of the FAST Act, locally developed coordinated public transit-human services transportation plans must be updated to reflect the changes established by the FAST Act legislation. The FAST Act applies new programs and rules for all Fiscal Year 2016 funds and authorizes transit programs for five (5) years.

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What do I do with my caps in Perry County?

Bottle caps are not accepted for recycling by PerCo, Inc. - New Lexington, OH. Please remove, and discard in your regular trash, all bottle caps before dropping off your recyclables.

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Perry County Ohio Recycle Reminder!!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling would like to remind our residents what can and what can't be recycled here in Perry County Ohio.

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Upcoming Events
Little Cities of Black Diamonds Roarin' Into The 20's Anniversary Shindig Feb 22, 2020 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Tecumseh Theater - 116 W Main St, Shawnee, OH 43782
Perry County Bd of DD Groundbreaking Ceremony Feb 27, 2020 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities - 601 Senior Dr, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Board of DD Walk for Awareness 2020 Mar 02, 2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Perry County Commissioners - 121 W Brown St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Suicide Prevention Coalition March 2020 Meeting Mar 03, 2020 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM — Village Municipal Building - 215 South Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Drug Prevention Coalition March 2020 Meeting Mar 03, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Village Municipal Building - 215 South Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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