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Perry County Health Department - What is COVID-19

Perry County Health Department - What is COVID-19

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, discusses what is COVID-19 and what is the risk to Ohioans. Message 1.

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A local public health emergency has been declared for Perry County

A local public health emergency has been declared for Perry County

Perry County Ohio Health Commissioner, Angela DeRolph, has declared a local public health emergency for Perry County Ohio. At this time, Monday, March 16, 2020, there are NO confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Perry County. Message 2.

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Ohio Department of Health Director's Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings in the State of Ohio

Ohio Department of Health Director's Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings in the State of Ohio

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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Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Update

Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities COVID-19 Update

The Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities has identified the need to prepare for this impact. Plans have been developed to reduce the risk to staff, people supported, and our community. Our plans identify ways to promote social distancing and alternative ways to connect virtually with people to carry out services and supports as long as we determine it is safe to do so.

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A Message To Perry RSVP Members

A Message To Perry RSVP Members

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing, and the spread of the virus in Ohio suggests that we ALL should take reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of the virus in our local community. You are hearing on the news of many businesses and organizations canceling large-crowd events and you may wonder if you should continue to volunteer. The CDC has identified older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness.

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State Justice Inspects New Direction Program

State Justice Inspects New Direction Program

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy recently sat in on an informational meeting with staff of the New Direction program which was held in the courtroom of the Honorable Judge Dean Wilson.

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Ohio Department of Health Opens Call Center to Help With COVID- 19 Response

Ohio Department of Health Opens Call Center to Help With COVID- 19 Response

Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today announced the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has opened a call center to answer questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The call center will be open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

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MORPC YouTube Incubator Showcase: Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs

MORPC YouTube Incubator Showcase: Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has posted a video on YouTube featuring the Southern Perry Incubation Center for Entrepreneurs (SPICE).

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Perry County Municipal Court Reports February 2020

Perry County Municipal Court Reports February 2020

Criminal/traffic disposition reports. Civil credit and legal news reports. Reports are in PDF format.

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New Direction Christmas Party 2019

New Direction Christmas Party 2019

The Honorable Judge Dean Wilson and the New Direction staff sponsored a Christmas party that was held December 20, 2019 at Fiore’s Bowling Lanes in New Lexington, Ohio. With more than 120 guests of honor at the party (including current participants and family) the event served a dual purpose for the participants, both as a reward for their success within the program and as a means to show that fun can be had without involving drugs or alcohol.

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Raising a child that is not yours?

Raising a child that is not yours?

Need help? Just ASK. Advocates Servicing Kinship caregiver program available at Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services.

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

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

From Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling: Don’t throw batteries away! Keep batteries out of landfills! Instead…recycle and properly dispose for a better Earth!

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United Way in Perry County

United Way in Perry County

United Way provides funding for several programs in Perry County Ohio.

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Ditch The Bag - January 2020 Eco-Tip

Ditch The Bag - January 2020 Eco-Tip

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling says: Ditch the Bag Unless it’s Shredded! No need to tie & knot bags! This slows down the sorting process at the Recycling Center! Bag it if it’s shredded paper...otherwise, Dump it in and reuse your bin (or bag) again and again!

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Parking Lot Safety

Parking Lot Safety

Many people don’t think of the potential hazards associated with parking lots. However, a well-designed parking lot isn’t only a place where vehicles are parked, it can also ensure the safety of the pedestrians.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Community Kudos Winter 2019

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling Community Kudos Winter 2019

Waste Less - Recycle More Community KUDOS! by Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling - New Lexington, Ohio.

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244 Locking Medicine Boxes Distributed by RSVP Volunteers

244 Locking Medicine Boxes Distributed by RSVP Volunteers

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) volunteers distributed 244 Locking Medicine Boxes at the October 2019 Drive-Thru Flu Clinic.

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Fairview Assisted Living Featured in Ohio Magazine

Fairview Assisted Living Featured in Ohio Magazine

A photo of Fairview Assisted Living is featured in the September 2019 Ohio Magazine article "A Helping Hand."

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August 2019 Eco-Tip

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August 2019 Eco-Tip

What to do with old pills in Perry County Ohio? Old pills can be dropped off at the New Lexington Police Department during business hours and the Perry County Sheriff's Office 24/7 - New Lexington, Ohio.

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United States Senate Resolution 230

United States Senate Resolution 230

Senate Resolution 230 from the June 4, 2019 Congressional Record -- RECOGNIZING THE SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE OF SENIOR CORPS VOLUNTEERS SERVING 50,000,000 HOURS IN 2018

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Know the Facts of  Infant Safe Sleep!

Know the Facts of Infant Safe Sleep!

The Perry County Ohio Health Department can provide safe sleep education and a free portable crib to eligible families with a baby 12 months old or younger. Call 740-342-5179

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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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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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