*UPDATE* COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Reaches Application and Funding Limit

***UPDATE*** Muskingum County Job and Family Services has reached its application and funding limits for this program. ***UPDATE*** Muskingum County Job and Family Services says it time to apply for COVID-19 disaster assistance. Households may be eligible for one-time assistance to use towards expenses related to the pandemic. This includes, rent, deposits, utilities, or Mortgage […]

Continue Reading

Perry County Establishes Collection Point for Personal Protection Equipment

Perry County announced  the opening of a donation collection point in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The County is encouraging medical practices such as veterinary clinics, dentists, elective surgery centers and other non-essential medical providers to donate surplus Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support first responders and critical operations occurring in response to the COVID-19 […]

Continue Reading

Balderson, Stivers: FDA Should Allow Battelle at Full Capacity to Decontaminate Masks

Congressmen Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) join Ohio Governor DeWine in calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately correct an oversight limiting the amount of life-saving personal protective equipment (PPE) that can be decontaminated using Battelle’s innovative new technology. Having enough PPE for frontline health care workers is crucial […]

Continue Reading

Governor DeWine: Disappointed in FDA Decision to Limit New Technology

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted Sunday expressed deep disappointment in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to limit the use of new technology to sterilize desperately-needed surgical masks in Ohio and other parts of the United States.  The FDA has authorized Columbus-based Battelle to sterilize only 10,000 surgical masks […]

Continue Reading