CAACC COVID-19 NEWS & UPDATES

CAACC to Host Coronavirus Pop-up Testing Site ~ 6/29 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

LISBON — The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County’s Lisbon Health Center will become a testing site for COVID-19 on Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. As part of Gov. Mike DeWine’s plan to expand coronavirus testing access to portions of the Buckeye State, officials...

2020 Community Needs Assessment Survey – COVID-19

Update: Thank you for your interest in our survey and to everyone that submitted information for the assessment. We appreciate your time and value your opinion. The Survey is now closed and data is being compiled to help us make the best choices when utilizing the...

Free Fares Offered for Public Rides from CARTS

Lisbon, Ohio - As leaders across the county are working to ensure that residents are practicing physical distancing, they are also trying to balance a difficult task: ensuring that transportation options remain open for those who need them while safeguarding...

Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP Plus)

Due to the State of Emergency declared by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to protect the well-being of Ohioans from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, policies requiring face-to-face interviews to complete certain Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications have been...

Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program

Our agency is utilizing some of our small business revolving loan funds for emergency loans for non-essential small businesses that continue to incur expenses.  The funds will not be able to be used to provide for wages or benefits.  CAA has been administering small...

COVID-19 Update: Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Extended to May 1st

Due to the State of Emergency declared by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to protect the well-being of Ohioans from the dangerous effects of COVID-19, policies requiring face-to-face interviews to complete certain Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications have been...

CARTS reducing schedule beginning March 23; Additional cleaning, hygiene measures underway

Lisbon –The Community Action Rural Transit System (CARTS), including Make the Connection, is operating with caution to prevent the spread of germs, the novel coronavirus, and to protect the safety of its passengers and employees.  Our passengers can rest assured that...

Temporary Changes Due to Covid-19 by Department

TRANSPORTATION

As of March 23rd until further notice…

  • CARTS Public fares will be Free until further notice.
  • Service will end at 6:00 pm county-wide Monday through Friday.
  • The Make the Connection Shuttle will only run from 9:00 am through 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, with a final pick up at Walmart at 3:45 pm.
  • The Make the Connection Shuttle will not be operating on Saturdays.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Columbiana County Healthier Community Food Pantry will have bags of food already prepared for distribution.
  • All interviews and appointments for HEAP, PIPP, etc. will be done by telephone.

HEAD START

  • Summer Kinder-Camp is up and running June 15th – July 31st
  • Tentative first day of Head Start for the 2020-2021 school year is Head Start: August 17th
  • Guidelines for the 2020-2012 school year have not been released. Guidelines will be based on each district’s policy.

HEALTH &  DENTAL

  • All patient and visitor tempertaures are taken. (Only one visitor per patient permitted)
  • Walk-in appoinmtnts are not being accepted.
  • Only completing emergency dental services and exctractions