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Our offices are currently open by appointment only, in response to coronavirus. Employees can be reached at their normal desk phone number or by contacting the TuscBDD main number: 330-308-7173. Upon arrival for your appointment, you will be asked to have your temperature taken, answer brief health questions and wear a face covering. Documents can be dropped off in a secure drop-box at the TuscBDD Service and Support Center or at Starlight School. TuscBDD continues to monitor local and state guidance during this state of emergency as we plan for the safety of those we serve and our employees.


1/21/21: Attention - Important Vaccine Update:
Next week, Ohio will open vaccinations for those with severe congenital, developmental, or early onset medical disorders who make them particularly vulnerable 𝗮𝗻𝗱 who have a developmental or intellectual disability. For those persons with an intellectual or developmental disability 𝗮𝗻𝗱 one of these conditions, their local county developmental disabilities board will reach out to them to help coordinate receipt of the vaccination. Waitlist Registration is currently open for Individuals with developmental disorders and one of the listed health conditions.
To qualify for a vaccine in this category you must be at least 18 years old and have a developmental disability and have one of the following health conditions:
Cerebral palsy
Spina bifida
Severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the past year
Severe type I diabetes requiring hospitalization with the past year
Inherited metabolic disorders, including phenylketonuria
Severe neurological disorders, including epilepsy, hydrocephaly, and microcephaly
Severe genetic disorders, including Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome, and muscular dystrophy
Severe lung disease, including asthma requiring hospitalization within the last year and cystic fibrosis
Sickle cell anemia
Alpha and beta thalassemia
Solid organ transplants
If you live in New Philadelphia, please call New Philadelphia Health Department to register for a vaccination time: (330) 364-4491.
In all other areas outside of New Philadelphia and within Tuscarawas County: Call Tuscarawas County Health Department to register for a vaccination time, or register with the health department on their website. Visit and scroll down to waitlists to find registration link buttons or call 330-343-5555, ext. 106.

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