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Governor DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19 August 6, 2020

Governor DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19 August 6, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio - August 6, 2020)—Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland. Governor DeWine tested positive. Governor DeWine has no symptoms at the present time.

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HAPCAP OPERATING WATER BILL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM | July 27, 2020

HAPCAP OPERATING WATER BILL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM | July 27, 2020

(GLOUSTER, OH - July 27, 2020) - Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) is accepting appointments for their water bill assistance program. This program is for income-eligible residents with a notice of being disconnected from their water source. Eligibility has been expanded due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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July 2020 Eco-Tip... tips to help the Earth!

July 2020 Eco-Tip... tips to help the Earth!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling announces Adopt-a-Bin at the Perry County Fair.

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Red Cross Volunteer Shelter Service Associates and Shelter Nurses Will Be Needed Soon!

Red Cross Volunteer Shelter Service Associates and Shelter Nurses Will Be Needed Soon!

Be ready to help! Due to predictions for an active hurricane and wildfire season and the complexities of COVID-19, the Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to care for people when disasters strike. Train now to be a Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteer so you can answer the call when it is needed most!

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Outdoor Visiting At Fairview Assisted Living

Outdoor Visiting At Fairview Assisted Living

With the Governor easing restrictions regarding returning to work and opening of the economy, Fairview Assisted Living has decided to now allow outdoor visiting to commence. All visiting however will still need to follow current orders.

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Perry County Congregate Living Coalition

Perry County Congregate Living Coalition

Through Governor DeWine’s office, and in collaboration with Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Hospital Association, there has been a request to develop “Congregate Living Coalition(s).” That is, it is the desire to work collaboratively to ensure connections and where possible, resources to help mitigate or diminish the exposure and spread of COVID-19 in our communities and particularly, in congregate living facilities.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling B & I Newsletter Summer 2020

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling B & I Newsletter Summer 2020

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling Business & Industry Newsletter Summer 2020 featuring Business Kudos.

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Perry County Counts 2020 Census PSA Video

Perry County Counts 2020 Census PSA Video

Perry County Ohio Juvenile and Probate Court Judge Luann Cooperrider and others present a Public Service Announcement discussing the 2020 Census in Perry County.

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June 2020 Eco-Tip... tips to help the Earth!

June 2020 Eco-Tip... tips to help the Earth!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling announces all 21+ recycling bin locations are back.

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Inside Mount Aloysius Summer 2020 Newsletter

Inside Mount Aloysius Summer 2020 Newsletter

Inside This Issue: Board of Directors & CEO Update ** Director Davis Visits Perry County ** Welcome Note ** Options Update ** Pictures ** Plus Much More!

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2019 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornville (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)

2019 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornville (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)

The Northern Perry County Water #1 and #2 water systems has prepared the following reports to provide information to you, the consumer on the quality of our drinking water. This report is required as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act Re-authorization of 1996 and is required to be delivered to the consumer by May 28, 2020. Included within this report are general health information, water quality test results, and water system contacts.

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HAPCAP ANNOUNCES RENT AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

HAPCAP ANNOUNCES RENT AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, on behalf of the Hocking, Athens and Perry County Commissioners will begin accepting applications for Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA) on May 20, 2020. Assistance can provide up to 3 months of emergency rent or mortgage assistance for eligible households .

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Ohio EMA Update May 22, 2020

Ohio EMA Update May 22, 2020

After a couple of months spent at home due to COVID-19, many Ohioans will be venturing out this Memorial Day weekend, especially now that most Ohio businesses are open. Ohio Emergency Management Agency wants to remind Ohioans to stay safe this long-weekend.

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Perry County Recycling Update

Perry County Recycling Update

Recycling bin locations as of May 18, 2020: PerCo at North Entrance, Thornport by TC Market, Shawnee Main St, Crooksville behind Shrivers Pharmacy/Hardware, Junction City behind King's, Somerset by Family Dollar.

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

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

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling: May 2020 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling is pleased to begin accepting materials again since Earth Day 2020! Current locations: New Lexington at PerCo North Entrance, Thornport by TC Market, Shawnee East St at Main St.

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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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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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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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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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Access OhioMeansJobs From Home

Access OhioMeansJobs From Home

Go to the OhioMeansJobs.com website for job searching, online trainings, resume creation, career profiles, and scholarship searches.

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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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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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Upcoming Events
Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Jul 30, 2024 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM — Dodson's on Broadway - 313 W Broadway St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Blood Drive in Memory of Justin Gall - Mount Aloysius | Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Jul 30, 2024 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — Mount Aloysius - 5375 Tile Plant Rd, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Free Legal Clinic | Tuesday, August 6, 2024 Aug 06, 2024 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM — Perry County Juvenile/Probate Court - 106 S Main Street, New Lexington, OH 43764
Alzheimer's Walk to Remember | Saturday, August 10, 2024 Aug 10, 2024 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM — Jim Rockwell Stadium - 101 3rd Ave, New Lexington, OH 43764
PCDS Fido Fest | Saturday, August 10, 2024 Aug 10, 2024 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
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