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Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Coffee with some Commissioners | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Join us Tuesday April 13th 2021 for the relaunch of Perry County Ohio’s "Coffee with some Commissioners" from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Dodson's on Broadway, New Lexington, Ohio. This month will feature the management and Education staff the Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling office, Matt Reed and Katrina Carpenter.

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APRIL 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!  Litter Clean up time!

APRIL 2021 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth! Litter Clean up time!

April and May are Perry County Ohio CLEAN-UP Months!! Do your part, PLEASE participate! GREAT Community Service Project! Spring Clean-up months motivate us to keep Perry County CLEAN & GREEN all year long!

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Recycler's Virtual Roundtable Q & A!  April 15, 2021 at NOON!  Topic:  Earth Day!

Recycler's Virtual Roundtable Q & A! April 15, 2021 at NOON! Topic: Earth Day!

Recycler's Virtual Roundtable Q & A with local recycling educators! Thursday, April 15, 2021 at NOON! Topic: Earth Day! Talk with your CFLP (Coshocton, Fairfield, Licking, and Perry) Solid Waste District Environmental Educators! Ask your burning questions and learn about recycling and sustainability!

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Perry County Park District NOTICE  APRIL 12, 2021 BOARD MEETING LOCATION CHANGE

Perry County Park District NOTICE APRIL 12, 2021 BOARD MEETING LOCATION CHANGE

The Perry County Park District Board of Park Commissioners announces that the April 12, 2021 meeting held in-person convening at 3:30 p.m. and located at the Perry County Commissioners’ property, 3400 Cooperrider Rd NW, Glenford, OH.

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COVID-19 Vaccines at Your Perry County Place of Business | April, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines at Your Perry County Place of Business | April, 2021

Perry County Ohio businesses: Do your employees want the COVID-19 vaccine? The Perry County Ohio Health Department can come to you!

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | April 16, 2021

Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | April 16, 2021

NEW LEXINGTON, OH - The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting a mobile food distribution at the Perry County Fairgrounds on Friday, April 16th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Perry County Broadband Mapping Project Live + Virtual Info Session April 9, 2021

Perry County Broadband Mapping Project Live + Virtual Info Session April 9, 2021

This month (April) we (Community Foundation for Perry County) are focused on data collection for better broadband across Perry County. Access to broadband in Perry County was a problem before COVID-19 - the pandemic only made these gaps more acute. Inadequate broadband prevents students from accessing distance learning tools, seniors from receiving telemedicine, businesses from allowing telecommuting for employees, and families staying connected virtually.

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Flag Lowering - April 6, 2021

Flag Lowering - April 6, 2021

In honoring the life and service of Congressman Alcee Hastings, Mike DeWine, Governor of the State of Ohio, proclaims that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio until sunset on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

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Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

Perry County Commissioners' Office Weekly Meetings

The Perry County Ohio Commissioners are now meeting weekly at our new location: 212 S. Main St. Lower Level - New Lexington, OH. Updated 01/12/2021.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 5, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 5, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 5, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday April 8th at 2:00pm.

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Governor's 41st Annual Holocaust Commemoration (Virtual) | April 8, 2021

Governor's 41st Annual Holocaust Commemoration (Virtual) | April 8, 2021

The Ohio Governor's 41st Annual Holocaust Commemoration (Virtual) will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm following Governor Mike DeWine's Press Conference.

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Virtual Public Meeting for Perry County Coordinated Plan for Transportation | April 28, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting for Perry County Coordinated Plan for Transportation | April 28, 2021

Perry County Ohio Job and Family Services is conducting an annual review of the Perry County Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan meeting. A public virtual meeting will be held on April 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. by public invitation.

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Title XX Public Hearing | Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Title XX Public Hearing | Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Perry County Department of Job and Family Services is opening the Title XX Public Hearing in Preparation of the Title XX Comprehensive Social Services Plan for Perry County for the Federal Fiscal year, October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022 and October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023. This hearing will begin at 2 p.m. on April 28th in person at the Perry County Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Hocking location (5454 State Route 37 in New Lexington, Ohio). If you would prefer to participate virtually in the public meeting, please email Tamara Goniea at [email protected]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist, Higher Education Vaccinations, and more | April 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist, Higher Education Vaccinations, and more | April 2, 2021

From the State Medical Board of Ohio: COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist, Higher Education Vaccinations, Workplace Vaccinations, Increase in Cases & Variant Spread, Ohio Public Health Advisory System & Case Data/Vaccine Information April 2, 2021

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Flag Lowering - April 2, 2021

Flag Lowering - April 2, 2021

In honoring the service and sacrifice of the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday, April 2, 2021, Mike DeWine, Governor of the State of Ohio, proclaims that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio until sunset on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for  COVID-19-related Deaths

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-related Deaths

In early April, 2021, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

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Rides for Community Immunity

Rides for Community Immunity

Get your COVID vaccination shot appointment. Call the Region 8 Mobility Solution Center at 1-833-968-4646 to arrange a ride in your Ohio County: Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, and Washington.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 1, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | April 1, 2021

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s April 1, 2021 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Monday April 5th at 2:00pm.

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available to Anyone 16+

COVID-19 Vaccines Available to Anyone 16+

If you, or someone you know, have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine and would like to, please sign up with the Perry County Ohio Health Department - New Lexington, Ohio.

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RSVP Aqua Classes Starting Monday, April 5, 2021

RSVP Aqua Classes Starting Monday, April 5, 2021

Perry County Ohio RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) Aqua Classes will be starting Monday, April 5, 2021 at Mt. Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | March 25, 2021

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | March 25, 2021

Below are updates from Governor DeWine’s March 25, 2021 press conferences. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Monday March 29th at 2:00pm.

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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host drive-through distributions at Logan location during April 2021

Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host drive-through distributions at Logan location during April 2021

LOGAN, OH - The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting drive-through food distributions at 1005 CIC Drive in Logan. Distributions will be Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. until the end of April. Food items will be given to families who are residents the Foodbank’s 10-county service area, including Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washington counties.

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS:  The Perry County Board of Commissioners will receive proposals for improvements to Perry County Airport, New Lexington, Ohio | March 26, 2021

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: The Perry County Board of Commissioners will receive proposals for improvements to Perry County Airport, New Lexington, Ohio | March 26, 2021

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: The Perry County Board of Commissioners will receive proposals for improvements to Perry County Airport, New Lexington, Ohio. Proposals will be received at the offices of the County Commissioners at 212 S. Main St., Lower Level, New Lexington, Ohio 43764, until 4:30 p.m. prevailing time on April 20, 2021.

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: The Perry County Board of Commissioners will receive proposals for improvements to Perry County Airport, New Lexington, Ohio | March 26, 2021 - Read More…

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR PUBLIC INPUT INTO DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) FIRMS PARTICIPATION IN CONTRACTS FOR WORK AT PERRY COUNTY AIRPORT | March 26, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR PUBLIC INPUT INTO DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) FIRMS PARTICIPATION IN CONTRACTS FOR WORK AT PERRY COUNTY AIRPORT | March 26, 2021

The Perry County Board of Commissioners will conduct a meeting open to the public on April 21, 2021 at 9:45 at the offices of the County Commissioners at 212 S. Main St., Lower Level, New Lexington, Ohio 43764 for the purpose of soliciting consultation with minority, women’s, and general contractor groups, community organizations, and other officials or organizations which could be expected to have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and the Perry County Commissioners' efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs in construction contracts awarded for work at Perry County Airport.

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Help the Red Cross refuel the blood supply | Blood Donation Opportunities 4/1/2021 - 4/15/2021

Help the Red Cross refuel the blood supply | Blood Donation Opportunities 4/1/2021 - 4/15/2021

March 25, 2021 — The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply. This spring, the Red Cross is teaming up with INDYCAR® to urge people to help keep the blood supply on track by donating blood or platelets. Schedule a donation appointment by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

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United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Newsletter | Spring 2021

United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Newsletter | Spring 2021

Your local United Way is working hard to fight for the Health, Education, and Financial Stability of everybody in all of our communities. Check out our latest newsletter to learn how! As always, feel free to visit our website to learn more about us!

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Ohio State University Extension ServSafe® Manager Training | Spring 2021

Ohio State University Extension ServSafe® Manager Training | Spring 2021

Ohio State University Perry Extension - Food safety training is encouraged, and in some cases required, by your local health department and Ohio Department of Health as per the Ohio Food Code. ServSafe® Manager Training has become the industry standard in food-safety training and is accepted in almost all U.S. jurisdictions that require employee certification. Manager Training meets ODH Level 2 Training Requirements.

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Flag Lowering - March 23, 2021

Flag Lowering - March 23, 2021

In remembrance of the victims of the shooting in Boulder, Colorado, Mike DeWine, Governor of the State of Ohio, proclaims that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio until sunset on Monday, March 27, 2021.

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