The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Director, Jeff Davis, provides an update in the video below on Ohio’s Vaccination Plan Phase 1B and how Ohioans with developmental disabilities are a priority within the plan.
DODD to host free webinar Wednesday at 3 p.m. on COVID-19 vaccine questions, concerns
The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) will host a free webinar from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. DODD Medical Director Dr. Laura Sorg will address common questions and concerns related to the vaccine. The event is a unique opportunity for people and families served as well as support professionals to hear about the vaccine from a DD services perspective.
All members of the DD community (including people served and family members) as well as professionals in the DD system (DSPs, SSAs, board leaders, etc.) are welcome to attend. Advance sign-up is required, and webinar information will be emailed directly to registrants with further instructions. To register, click below:
The Center for Disability Empowerment is hosting a series of Emergency Readiness Presentations for persons with paralysis in Franklin, Delaware, Licking and Union counties. The series is focused on educating and assisting persons with disabilities to become prepared for Ohio specific emergencies such as fire, snowstorms, tornadoes, floods, viruses, and active shooters. Qualifying disabilities include, but are not limited to: stroke, spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, or any other central nervous system injury or disorder resulting in difficulty or inability to move the upper or lower extremities.
Free Emergency Readiness Supplies:
Car Emergency Kit
First Aid Kit
Go/Stay Bag for Pets
Emergency Information Lanyard
Multipurpose Grip Gloves
All Weather Poncho
Long Range Whistle
HOW TO EARN SUPPLIES:
Attend 5 presentations to choose 5 free items!
Attend 10 presentations to choose 10 free items!
Attend 14 presentations to receive ALL free items
Attend ALL presentations for a raffle entry for a free evacuation chair ($3,000 value)
*Please note that supplies are based on attendance and are limited to the first 40 individuals with disabilities living within Franklin, Delaware, Licking and Union counties.