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COVID-19 Dashboard

The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities/Beacon School is committed to the safety and health of students and staff. We want to inform you that we have recently received information about a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a student or staff person at Beacon School. Cleaning and disinfecting of the exposed locations has been completed. […]

March Activities for Virtual DD Awareness Month

The ACBDD is gearing up for an all virtual commemoration of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March. This year’s theme is “Healthy You. Healthy Me. Healthy Community.” We will use this month to shine a spotlight on all the hard work that has been done to keep everyone safe during these challenging times. Here is […]

Job Posting: Job Trainer

The Employment Options Division of the ACBDD seeks a part-time Job Trainer (25-40 hours/week as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays). Qualifications:– HS diploma or equivalent required. Must meet basic requirements to obtain OH Dept. of Developmental Disabilities (ODDD) certification.– Must have or be able to pass within 30 days of hire Opportunities for Ohioans […]

Polar Bear Plunge 2021

Register for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge! Hosted by the Albany VFW, and WSEO 107.7When: Feb. 13, 2021 Time: Each team or individual will be assigned a time to ensure social distancingWhere: Lake Snowden, Albany, Ohio What is the Polar Bear Plunge?This is an event held during the winter when participants enter a body of water […]

Winter 2021 ACBDD Newsletter

In this edition of our agency newsletter, we provide an update on our response to COVID-19, share about the work we are doing to assist the health department with the vaccine rollout, and we capture events and developments agency wide from July through early January. We hope you enjoy! The full edition can be found […]

Update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

January 8, 2021 Dear colleagues and friends, Below is an update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, provided yesterday by Adam Herman of the Ohio Association of County Boards (OACB): In his regular COVID-19 briefing this afternoon, Governor Mike DeWine shared details on the timing of Phase 1B of the state’s vaccine rollout, which will include […]