Archives by Month: August 2020

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Free Vehicle Sanitizing for Transportation Providers

In an effort to assist providers across Summit County, Summit DD has contracted with a commercial cleaning company to offer FREE vehicle cleaning for our transportation providers. The process uses an aerosol sanitization process, and takes only about Read More ›

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Face Shields and Medical Masks available for providers

Recently Summit DD saw a significant spike in individuals contracting COVID-19. In reviewing these cases it appears asymptomatic caregivers were a large contributor to this increase. In partnership with the Summit County Department of Health, Summit DD consulted with the Ohio Department of Health in hopes of finding solutions and stopping the current trend.  As a result of the Ohio Department of Health’s guidance, Summit DD is advising that all Direct Support Professionals wear a face shield in addition to a medical mask when providing personal care in close proximity, such as assistance with bathing, hygiene, eating etc. Read More ›

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