City Statements and Announcements
Huber Heights Takes Actions under National and State-wide Emergency
The leadership within the City of Huber Heights remains diligent in monitoring the current information regarding the risks and concerns of the Coronavirus. Huber Heights is a home-rule chartered City, and in as much has the ability to enact policies and make decisions that best serve is citizens including under critical and emergency situations. Considering the current states of emergency declared by President Trump and Governor DeWine, city leadership immediately went into action to establish policies and take actions to provide unimpaired services within the city with significant caution and commitment to ensure the health and safety of all residents.
Mayor Gore has convened city management to create and provide ongoing efforts to remain proactive in anticipating and providing for the increasing measures needed to provide for the health and safety of the community while making sure city services continue without disruption or long-lasting adverse effects. As a result, the following Order and Directive will take effect immediately:
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The leadership of Huber Heights will continue to monitor and evaluate operations and policy under these current states of emergency and is prepared to take any additional actions to support the health and safety of the city.
Joint Community Statement:
The Huber Heights Community proudly consists of multiple entities that include Huber Heights City Schools, Bethel Local Schools and the City of Huber Heights Government, all of which are committed to provide the highest level of services to create a safe and secure community to learn, live and work within. Each entity has committed and professional leadership that continuously evaluate their operations to fulfill the needs of the community based on all effecting and influencing factors. The current situation and response to the Coronavirus outbreak is no exception, and all entities are working together to plan and respond as the situation continues to develop.
The Huber Heights community, like all other communities in Ohio, is currently faced with managing a response to operational changes and government ordered restrictions. All entities in the community have well established response plans and have begun implementing measures to comply with those governmental orders and to effect changes to ensure the highest level of safety for employees, students and residents. The schools and the City have met and will continue to meet regularly while continuously monitoring the advice and direction of the local heath districts, State Department of Health and appropriate medical officials. The entities have also met and spoken to respective State Representatives and officials to make certain current information is valid and action plans are appropriate. Although each entity has separate and specific plans of action, all three will be working together to combine and plan for the response in the current circumstances as well as create and study plans for response for future circumstances.
The local health districts and the State Department of Health are the authority for this type of health-related situation and will be the point of reference and direction for any actions taken. The City and the Schools will continue to work together to make sure the community is informed as well as provide available resources based on the direction and advice offered by the health officials. Some of the planned actions include; joint incident action plans, joint table-top incident management drills, coordinated messaging and communication, and combined resources to remain focused on health and safety.
The City of Huber Heights, Huber Heights City Schools, and Bethel Local Schools stand prepared to continue providing service to the Huber Heights Community, and are committed to working together to make sure our residents, students, employees and visitors have a safe environment to learn, live, work and play.
Jeff Gore, Mayor Mario Basora , Superintendent Justin Firks, Superintendent
City of Huber Heights Huber Heights City Schools Bethel Local Schools
Rob Schommer, City Manager
City of Huber Heights
The City of Huber Heights employees and officials are currently under a ACTIVE status level for workplace infection control and reponse. Social Distancing is being practiced with City buildings closed for access to any other than essential personnel, non-required public meetings are cancelled or postponed, and required public meetings will be conducted remotely.
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Several Branches of the YMCA of Greater Dayton including the Huber Heights Branch are offering a day cam for children of hospital staff and first responders. These critical care professions are faced with unique situations requiring them to be ready to respond to the needs of the community, and this program offered by the YMCA provides a day care option to help keep thee professionals at work and avaialble to serve.
For more information about the other programs, services and facilities of the YMCA during this period of restrictions visit https://www.daytonymca.org/coronavirus