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DODD Guidance: March 26

       March 26, 2020

Latest DODD Guidance and Resources

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) remains dedicated to health and public safety as the department responds to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Here are the latest guidance messages and resources from DODD.


Service Authorization Requirements Frozen

Guidance: Behavior Supports, Including Rights Restrictions

Guidance: Emergency Telehealth Rule Changes

Guidance: Expediting Background Checks for New DSPs

Guidance: Non-Medical Transportation Providers



Resilience Materials for COVID-19

Information and Resources

DODD support teams are available to help county boards and providers.

DODD has set up a dedicated web page for department communications and links to helpful resources that will advise people with disabilities, their families, service providers, direct support professionals, county boards of developmental disabilities, and the community at large.

For specific questions about COVID-19 and additional information and resources, DODD urges you to use the Ohio Department of Health’s call center. Call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634), or visit

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