Athens City Council Adopted Face Covering Ordinance

Find the ordinance HERE.

Athens County Health Department Testing Information

Guide to Getting Tested

Ohio University Letter to Students


HAPCAP Announces Emergency Relief Grant Program for City of Athens Residents

Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, on behalf of the City of Athens, will begin accepting applications on August 19 for the Emergency Relief Grant Program. This program is a rental and mortgage assistance program available to city residents who may be experiencing a housing crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Assistance can provide up to $1,000 or one month (whichever is less) of emergency rent or mortgage assistance for households who are:

  • struggling to pay their rent or mortgage due to loss of employment or other COVID-19 related impacts, and are a resident of the City of Athens
  • provide documentation of job loss, reduced hours, layoff, or other hardship due to COVID-19
  • have a documented past due rent or mortgage payment