A Word of Encouragement to Our Members

  Transcript: Hi everyone, this is Joe Russell, the executive director for the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice with a message of hope and encouragement for all our members. We know that under normal circumstances our members are some of the most dedicated professionals, striving to provide the best and highest quality of [...] Read More


  Home health & Hospice Staff Exempt from Family First Coronavirus Act Labor Requirements: Over the weekend the U.S. Department of Labor added a clarifying statement to exempt health care workers from FMLA.  The definition: “a health care provider is anyone employed at any doctor’s office, hospital, health care center, clinic, post-secondary educational institution offering [...] Read More

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice Partners with Children’s Hunger Alliance to Feed Children in Columbus

Columbus— 03/26/20 — Today, The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice announced a partnership with the Children’s Hunger Alliance to provide food around central Ohio to children that are home due to the Corona virus closing down schools. The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice has offered its classroom and meeting spaces as a [...] Read More

Covid-19 Update March 19th, 2020

COVDIEO 3/19/2020 The response to our call to action asking for Gov DeWine’s help has been overwhelming. There’s been 560 emails and tweets in just two days. We’re going to keep it going until we get what you need! If you haven’t already text the word “DEWINE” to “52886”. Have everyone you know do the [...] Read More

Covid-19 Update March 18th, 2020

COVIDEO Script 3/18/2020 Our number one concern right now is the lack of PPE. While we’ve be given the guidance from the state for agencies to contact their local EMA, we’ve also be getting widespread reports that the EMA cannot assist. We know what a difficult situation you face. We’re accelerating our calls for support. [...] Read More