Closings/Alerts-

WEATHER INFORMATION:

As we know, weather isn’t restricted to the dead of winter. Certain conditions, such as snow, ice, fog, extreme temperatures and, of course, heavy wind, may make it impossible for Individuals to arrive at their service program(s). Since transportation services are not provided by PCBDD, all programs will operate on the usual schedule. In addition, you can watch or listen to the following broadcast stations about county roadways and issued levels –

WHIZ

WCLT T-100

NBC 4

10tv News

ABC-6/Fox-28

 

CALAMITY DAYS POLICY:

Due to severe weather conditions or unique situations such as utility or health emergencies, the superintendent or designee may modify scheduled hours or authorize an emergency closing for all or part of the program.  During calamity time, employees will follow specific procedures that relate to their individual positions and responsibilities and may be required to work with no additional compensation or compensatory time.

INCLEMENT WEATHER:

All programs and facilities of the Perry County Board of DD (including, PerCo and Creative Opportunities) will typically remain open, despite severe weather.
The only time PCBDD facilities will be closed is in the event of a Level 3 weather emergency or other major utility or health emergency.

The decision to close is at the discretion of the Superintendent, or designee. Agency closings will be communicated through the PCBDD Mass Call System, on the PCBDD website, and the PCBDD’s Facebook page.

The Recreation Program has adopted the following process for inclement weather. If you have any questions, please contact Justin Hall, Recreation Specialist                  @ 740-342-7722.
 If Perry County (or county in which we are scheduled to travel) is under any level of Snow Emergency, then the Exercise/Outing for the day will be canceled.
 If no snow emergency level for Perry County (or county in which we are scheduled to travel) then the Recreation Specialist will review the following to make a determination:
 Weather Forecast on www.weather.com
 Contact Perry Co. Sheriff department for guidance
 Contact Director of Non-Vocational and Children Services to discuss decision for approval
 The Exercise Program a decision will be made by 8am (the day of, unless otherwise determined by Rec Specialist)
 For outings a decision will be made by noon (the day of, unless otherwise determined by Rec Specialist)
 Once a decision to cancel has been made, the Recreation Specialist will:
 Contact PC Transit to notify them of the change in schedule.
 Contact ADS Site where individual is attending to notify them of change in schedule.
 Contact Parent/Guardian/Providers of individuals affected to notify them of the change in schedule. (This will happen only on outing days)

You Subscribe to the Notification System by completing the Mass Notification Call System Form and emailing to Jessica Stroup j.stroup@perrydd.org
Form can be downloaded from www.perrydd.org

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Please see the attached for the Recreation Program closing details

Announcements of closings and delays will be communicated to the following radio and television stations

WCLT 100.3 FM                                 WCMH Channel 4

WWJM 105.9 FM                               WSYX Channel 6

WCVZ 92.7 FM                                    FOX Channel 28

WHIZ 102.5 FM & 1240 AM           WHIZ Zanesville

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