Update on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities’ primary concern during this time is working to maintain the health and safety of our members, our employees, and our community. Our leadership is continually evaluating information and guidance from Ohio Department of Aging (ODA), Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and local authorities.  We are working to adjust our processes to meet the demands of addressing COVID-19 spread.  Currently, programs and services are not being significantly impacted.

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Delta Variant Information

On July 27, 2021, CDC released updated guidance on the need for urgently increasing COVID-19 vaccination coverage and a recommendation for everyone in areas of substantial or high transmission to wear a mask in public indoor places, even if they are fully vaccinated. 

Click here to learn more about the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus.

COVID-19 Resource Guide

Vaccine Information
*Please note that distribution of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine has resumed. Click here for more information about any rare side effects from this vaccine



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