Well being division turns into Mission Daybreak distribution web site

Health department becomes Project Dawn distribution site

LANCASTER — The Fairfield County Well being Division (FCHD) was just lately named an official Mission DAWN distribution web site by the Ohio Division of Well being.

Mission DAWN (Deaths Averted With Naloxone) is a community of opioid overdose schooling and naloxone distribution packages throughout the state. FCHD joins the greater than 145 registered websites, statewide, in an effort to cut back overdoses and educate the residents of Fairfield County on the impacts of opioid misuse, abuse, and addition.

“Over the previous three years, greater than 160 Fairfield County residents have died as a consequence of unintentional drug overdoses, primarily as a consequence of fentanyl and its analogs showing in illicit and counterfeit prescribed drugs. By offering Mission Daybreak kits to the neighborhood, we are able to broaden entry to Naloxone, which has just one crucial perform: to forestall overdose loss of life by reversing the results of opioids, and has no potential for abuse.” stated Joe Ebel, Fairfield County Well being Commissioner

As a registered Mission DAWN web site, FCHD will present Narcan coaching and kits to people, faculties, companies, church buildings, and first responders. People interested by turning into educated in how one can administer Narcan can stroll in to the well being division anytime throughout common enterprise hours. Workers coaching, skilled improvement or persevering with schooling alternatives might be scheduled for organizations, companies, and companies.

Free Ladies’s Well being clinic in Lancaster

LANCASTER — Do you want a pap take a look at and/or mammogram however cannot afford it?  Heritage Group Clinic on the Ohio College Heritage School of Osteopathic Medication might help. 

On April 4, Heritage Group Clinic will provide a Ladies’s Well being clinic in Lancaster at Fairfield Medical Heart River Valley Campus, 2384 North Memorial Drive.  To be eligible you have to be 18 years outdated or older, uninsured or underinsured and meet revenue tips. 

To seek out out should you qualify and to schedule an appointment, name 740-593-2432.  Clinics are at present being supplied frequently throughout Southeast Ohio.  Name to seek out out the subsequent clinic scheduled close to you.

Put on blue for Youngster Abuse Prevention Month in April

LANCASTER – In recognition of Youngster Abuse Prevention Month, Fairfield County Job and Household Providers (FCJFS), Protecting Providers, encourages you to put on blue on Wednesday, April 12.

“The month of April is a particular time of yr for us,” stated Corey Clark, FCJFS Director. “Youngster Abuse Prevention Month permits us to take time to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts and dedication of our Protecting Providers Staff and lots of neighborhood companions who go above and past to maintain youngsters secure in our space.”

Wednesday, April 12 has been designated as Put on Blue Day, through which neighborhood members are inspired to put on blue in assist of Youngster Abuse Consciousness. These taking part are requested to share an image of themselves or their group by emailing it to wearblue@fcjfs.org. Photos will likely be featured on our FCJFS Fb web page and Instagram. You may as well observe us on Twitter @fcjfs. As well as, we will likely be internet hosting our annual Youngster Abuse Prevention Month gathering, on April 12, for neighborhood companions to affix us within the combat to cease youngster abuse.

“Remember to put on blue to assist prevention efforts in direction of youngster abuse and neglect in our neighborhood. The month of April is a superb time to acknowledge the efforts of companies working to maintain youngsters secure in Fairfield County,” stated Sarah Fortner, FCJFS Protecting Providers Deputy Director. “Let’s come collectively as a neighborhood to indicate our dedication in direction of prevention efforts in elevating consciousness for our most susceptible inhabitants. Rising consciousness collectively can have such a constructive affect for our neighborhood.”

Auditor’s Workplace releases truth sheet explaining lot cut up course of

LANCASTER – The Fairfield County Auditor’s Workplace has launched a truth sheet explaining the method of lot splits. This doc evaluations which properties are thought of “non exempt” and “exempt” and gives a step-by-step course of for submitting for lots cut up.

County places of work concerned within the lot cut up course of embrace the Fairfield County Auditor’s Map Room, Fairfield County Engineer, Fairfield County Well being Division, and the Fairfield County Regional Planning (or Metropolis or Village official). Ultimate deeds are filed with the Fairfield County Recorder’s Workplace.

Auditor Carri Brown, said, “There are a number of steps concerned within the lot cut up course of. To make issues extra handy and efficient, now we have created a fast reference information to assist residents who’re on this course of. Our thanks exit to Stacy Knight, County Auditor’s Mapping Technician, who observed a necessity for the information and shortly created one to be of assist to the general public.”

For extra data, please contact the Fairfield County Actual Property Evaluation Workplaces at (740) 652- 7030.

Tire recycling occasion on April 1

LANCASTER — A tire recycling occasion for county residents solely will likely be held on April 1 on the Lancaster Switch Station. Will probably be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. (or till trailer is full. You’ll be able to recycle your passenger and lightweight truck tries (off rim) for $1 per tire. As much as 10 tires at a time might be recycled in the course of the occasion. The switch station is situated at 743 S. Ewing Road.

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