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  • Title: Dauphin County
    Descriptive info: .. This page location is:.. Dauphin County.. Pages.. Default.. Sign In.. Embracing a Rich History and Working Toward a Bright Future.. Citizen.. Business.. Government Services.. Welcome to Dauphin County, home of the magnificent State Capitol Complex, world-famous Hershey candy, and a customer-friendly state and county government!.. JEFF HASTE.. MIKE  ...   and.. Resolutions.. Supporting Our Troops.. Veterans Affairs.. Copyright © 2002-2012 Dauphin County.. All Rights Reserved.. HIPAA Privacy Notice.. |.. Privacy Policy.. PA State Website.. webmaster@dauphinc.. org.. County of Dauphin, Department of Information Technology.. 2 South Second Street, Fifth Floor.. Harrisburg, PA 17101-1295.. Contact Dauphin County.. County Phone Numbers.. Employees Only..

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  • Title: Home
    Descriptive info: default.. Currently selected.. Citizens.. Community Resources.. 911 FAQ.. Keep Kids Safe.. Municipalities.. Projects.. Child Abuse.. Property Taxes.. Crime Stoppers Most Wanted.. Quality Of Life.. Domestic Relations Links.. School Districts.. EMA Links Resources.. Self-Help Center.. Emergency Info for Citizens.. THANKS Program.. Emergency Management.. Housing Help.. Victim/Witness.. Human Services.. Waste Management Recycling.. Interacting with Government.. Bingo License.. Jury  ...   Opportunities.. Real Estate.. Fishing Licenses.. Real Estate Taxes.. Hunting Licenses.. Small Games of Chance License.. Marriage License.. Internship Program.. Living in Dauphin County.. History.. Upcoming Events.. Parks Recreation.. Volunteer.. Tourism.. Forms and Info.. Register of Wills Online Forms.. Prothonotary Online Forms.. Clerk of Courts Online Forms.. Sheriff Firearms Forms.. Recorder Of Deeds.. Public Access Online Services..

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  • Title: Home
    Descriptive info: Economic Development.. Business Projects.. Economic Development Online Forms.. Map Viewer.. Waste Management.. Small Games of Chance.. Deeds Public Search.. DA Bad Checks.. Sheriff Sale of Real Estate Dates.. Gaming Advisory Board.. Bidding Opportunities.. Around the County.. Festivals Special Events..

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  • Title: Government Services
    Descriptive info: About the County.. Publicly Elected Officials.. Community & Economic Development.. Court Departments.. Criminal Justice.. Elections & Voter Registration.. EMA/911.. Human Resources.. Parks & Recreation.. Property & Taxes.. Waste Management & Recycling.. County News.. 11/07/2012 - Dauphin County Emergency Management Agency Assumes Responsibility for Dispatching Middletown Police.. 11/07/2012 - Dauphin County Commissioners to Host “One Stop Shop” Meetings for Local Veterans.. 11/07/2012 - Community Development Block Grant Applications for Disaster Recovery Now Available Online.. County Events.. 11/10/2012 - Volunteer Work Day.. 11/10/2012 - Girl Scout Workshop: Brownies "Animals".. 11/16/2012 - Tellebration.. County Forms.. Welcome to Dauphin County,.. home of the magnificent state Capitol Complex, mouth-watering Hershey candy, and a customer-friendly state and county government!.. Through both our website and first-hand experience, we are eager to show you why Dauphin County is THE sweetest place on earth to live, work, vacation, and raise a family.. Embracing a Rich History and.. Working Toward a Bright Future.. Our county  ...   term in office, we have worked to effect dramatic improvements in the county s fiscal outlook, the courts and prison system, the region s economic climate, solid waste management and recycling, the election cycle, human services, our parks and recreation facilities, senior citizens programs, veterans services, weatherization and more.. We pride ourselves on service.. As true Dauphin County fans, we encourage you to visit the many attractions in Dauphin County.. Quaint shops, world-class restaurants, unique cultural attractions, interesting historic landmarks, and so many other natural and manmade treasures are within a short drive of all major cities in the Mid-Atlantic region.. We hope you will find everything you need to make your visit to this website and this capital county as pleasant and productive as possible.. We serve with passion and strive for excellence.. As this website illustrates, we are committed to making your visit to our offices on 2 South Second Street second to none!..

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  • Title: Christmas at Fort Hunter
    Descriptive info: Christmas-at-Fort-Hunter.. Christmas at Fort Hunter.. Festivals & Special Events.. Maple Sugar Festival.. Egg Hunt.. Wetlands Festival.. Garden Faire.. Fitness Festival.. Music and Wine Festival.. Triathlon.. Sunset Music and Movie Series.. BrewFest.. Cultural Fest.. Jazz and Wine Festival.. Fort Hunter Day.. Walk for Wildwood.. Pennsylvania Indians Festival.. Lykens Glen Fall Festival.. Art in the Wild.. PA Indians Festival.. Youth Step Clinic.. Calendar of Events.. Golf Outing.. Programs.. School Programs.. Fort Hunter Field Study Trips.. Fort Hunter Planning a Visit.. Wildwood Field Study Trips.. Wildwood Planning a Visit.. Scout Programs.. Fort Hunter Scout Program.. Wildwood Scout Program.. Nature Programs.. History Program.. Educator Workshops.. Wildwood Educator Workshops.. Summer Day Camps.. Community Gardens.. Dauphin County Parks.. Wildwood Park.. Benjamin Olewine  ...   Nature Center Meeting Room.. Fort Hunter Wedding.. Wildwood Park Weddings.. Volunteer Opportunities.. Open Space Study.. Fort Hunter Master Park Plan.. Fort Halifax Master Park Plan.. TreeVitalize.. About Us.. Facilities Overview and Rules.. Staff and Administration.. Press Release.. Press Releases.. Throughout the park.. Weekends in December.. This month long celebration begins with the Mansion decorated with artfully arranged fresh greens by the Garden Club of Harrisburg.. Weekends include a popular toy train exhibit in the Centennial Barn, naturally decorated trees exhibited in the Tavern House and a Children s Only shop where little ones can privately purchase gifts for under $10.. 00.. A concert and a highly-regarded craft show and sale round out this month s activities..

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  • Title: THANKS Program
    Descriptive info: Commissioners.. Thanks Program.. Meeting Minutes.. Volunteers.. Businesses.. Business List.. County Government Student Internship Program.. Treasurer.. Staff.. Tax Collector List.. Fishing License.. Hunting License.. Hotel Tax Forms.. Dog License.. Sportsmens Permit.. Coroner.. Death Certificates and Reporting.. Frequently Asked Questions.. Grief.. Directions.. Controller.. County Audit.. Prothonotary.. Online Forms.. Fee Listing.. Recorder of Deeds.. Register of Wills.. Fee Bills.. Audits of Accounts Calendar.. PA Inheritance Tax Forms.. Clerk of Courts.. Statutory Powers and Duties.. Filing Fees.. Judges.. PI License Application Process.. Private Investigators.. Links.. Contacts.. Bail Bondsmen List.. District Attorney.. What is Child Abuse.. Open Records - Law Enforcement.. Investigating Grand Jury.. Bad Check Restitution.. Veterans' Court.. Sheriff.. How to File for Real Estate Sale.. Sheriff Sale of Real Estate FAQ.. Sheriff Real Estate Sale List.. Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance  ...   many men and women who volunteer every day.. Emergency services volunteers are an important part of our daily lives.. In 2010, medical and fire companies in Dauphin County responded to over 57,000 calls.. Fire companies responded on average to 34 events per day, and 123 events per day for medical services.. 1 The volunteers who respond to these calls risk their safety and well-being and sacrifice their time with family and friends.. Together, our local community can give thanks to our volunteers.. Please join the THANKS Program today!.. If you are a volunteer in Dauphin County or a business that would like to sponsor the THANKS Program, please click on the tabs provided for more information.. Basic information on the program is available by clicking here:.. Fact Sheet..

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  • Title: Emergency Information for Citizens
    Descriptive info: Emergency Information for Citizens.. Staff Contact List.. Preparedness.. Response.. Recovery.. Mitigation.. Operations.. LEPC.. HazMat Team.. SARA Title III.. Act 165.. 911.. Enhanced 911.. Dispatch.. Computer Aided.. Priority Dispatch.. Radio Dispatch.. Mobile for Public Safety.. Language Line-TTY.. When To Call 911.. Training.. Quality Assurance.. When Disaster Strikes.. Evacuation Centers.. Media Stations.. Hotlines.. Hazard Mitigation Plan.. Communication System.. National Telecommunicator Week.. FAQ.. Memorial Award.. Links and Resources.. Dauphin County EMS Companies.. Dauphin County Fire Departments.. Dauphin County Police Departments.. Daycare.. Public Assistance Forms for Governmental and Nonprofit Agencies.. What you need to know in an emergency.. Whether  ...   moment s notice.. Or, you may be ordered to shelter in place within the confines of your own home.. For your own safety, and the safety of your loved ones, it is vital to prepare yourself BEFORE a flood, fire, chemical spill, epidemic or other disaster strikes.. Familiarize yourself, family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers with the information below.. Being prepared will help you respond calmly and quickly in an emergency, when minutes matter.. Emergency Planning for TMI Area.. Emergency Supply Checklist.. Older Americans Preparedness Brochure.. People With Disability Brochure.. Pet Preparedness Brochure.. Family Emergency Plan..

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  • Title: Ordinances / Resolutions
    Descriptive info: Ordinances Resolutions.. County Offices.. Media Newsroom.. Meetings.. 2012 Meetings.. 2011 Meetings.. 2010 Meetings.. 2009 Meetings.. 2008 Meetings.. 2007 Meetings.. 2006 Meetings.. 2005 Meetings.. County Budget Info.. Online Policies.. Open Records.. Ordinances & Resolutions.. Volunteer Today.. Advisory Board.. Advisory Board App.. Dauphin County Prison.. Area Agency of Aging.. Coop-EcDev.. Schaffner Youth Center.. Waste Magagement.. Parks and Recreation.. Children and Youth.. Victim Witness.. Ordinances / Resolutions.. O.. rdinances.. An Ordinance is a law usually found in municipal code.. These laws are enforced through the local government and are in addition to any state or federal laws.. Listed below are the ordinances of Dauphin County in an easy download format.. A resolution is a motion that is passed by a legislative body, such as your board of commissioners.. Resolutions can cover a wide variety of topics, and are simply motions written out, making them easier to discuss.. A written resolution can also be made accessible to the public after it has been voted on.. This allows the people to view exactly what their law makers have voted on and passed into law.. Listed below are the resolutions of Dauphin County in an easy to access format.. 2009.. Ordinances.. Ordinance 01 - Regarding bonds and interest rate swaps.. Resolution 01 - Authorizing weight restrictions on Bridge 122.. Resolution 02 - Filing of a proposal for PA DCED funds.. Resolution 03 - Providing for compensation of duly appointed or elected tax collectors.. Resolution 04 - Grant Issued to Parks and Recreation Department for TreeVitalize Metros Project.. Resolution 05 - Fort Hunter Park Development.. Resolution 06 - Property Tax Exemptions for KOZ Areas in Harrisburg and Steelton.. Resolution 07 - Authorization of Proposal for Funds with DCED.. Resolution 26- Financial Approval for Diakom Lutheran Social Ministries Project.. Resolution 29- Debris Management Plan.. Resolution 32- Application To Encumber Liquid Fuels Tax Funds.. Resolution 33- Tax Levy And Appropriation.. Resolution 34 - Dauphin County Hiring Freeze.. 2008.. Ordinance 01 - Pertaining to Hotel Tax.. Ordinance 02 - Authorizes and Directs Issuance of General Obligation Bonds.. Ordinance 03 - Uniform Parcel Identifier.. Ordinance 04 - Debt Act in Relation to Improvements of the Veterans Building.. Ordinance 05 - The Defining Dates by which Hotel Taxes Collected must be Remitted to the County Treasurer.. Ordinance 06 - Interest Rate Swaps.. Ordinance 07 - Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement for the Purpose of Joining the Pennsylvania County Health Insurance Purchasing Cooperative (PCHIPC) and to Participate as a member of the PCHIPC.. Resolution 01 - Adopting a 2008 Comprehensive Plan.. Resolution 02 - Approving Contributions to Habitat for Humanity.. Resolution 03 - Wildwood Park Development Project.. Resolution 04 - Termination of Healthassurance Pennsylvania, Inc.. Contract.. Resolution 05 - Revolving Business Loan Program.. Resolution 06 - Depository Bank Revolution with Citizens Bank.. Resolution 07 - Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority Project.. Resolution 08 - Names August "Skip" Memmi as Representative Regarding Project Plan.. Resolution 09 - Sale of Excess Personal Property.. Resolution 10 - Ban on Open Burning.. Resolution 11 - Suspension of Alcohol Prohibition on County Property During Blue and Wine Festival.. Resolution 12 - Chief Clerk Can Sign on the Board's Behalf.. Resolution 13 - PNC Bank Funding of Loan Program.. Resolution 14 - Funding of Revolving Business Loan Program Through Rental Properties.. Resolution 15 - Funds Allocated to Tri-County Housing Development Corporation's Mt.. Pleasant Homes Project.. Resolution 16 - Amendment to the Industrial Development Assistance Law.. Resolution 21 - Approving the issuance of tax exempt obligations by Dauphin County IDA to finance a project located in the County.. Resolution 25 - Tax levy and appropriation.. Resolution 26 - Enacting a hiring freeze.. Resolution 27 - Calling for an improved national energy policy for the 21st Century.. Resolution 28 - Application to encumber liquid fuels tax funds.. 2007.. Ordinance 01 - Debt Act in Relation to Acquisition of 2125 Paxton Church Road.. Ordinance 02 - Debt Act in Relation to Interest Rate Swaps.. Ordinance 03 - Debt Act in Relation to Acquisition of 5925 Stevenson Avenue.. Ordinance 04 - Debt Act in Relation to the Resource Recovery Facility.. Resolution 01 - Authorizes Mileage and Meal Reimbursement to Dauphin County Employees.. Resolution 02 - Allocates $25,000 for Lykens Restoration Project.. Resolution 04 - Constructs and Maintains a Bridge Across Wiconisco Creek.. Resolution 05 - Acquires Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.. Resolution 06 - Establishes Depository Bank Account.. Resolution 07 - Highlands Conservation Act.. Resolution 08 - Terminates Agreement with Royal Bank of Canada.. Resolution 09 - County Rental Assistance Program.. Resolution 10 - Medical Services for Incarcerated Individuals.. Resolution 11 - Regional Action Plan Participation.. Resolution 12 - Proposal for Funds with DCED.. Resolution 13 - License for Geographic Information System Data.. Resolution 14 - Increasing Allocation for Lykens Hotel Roof Replacement Project.. Resolution 15- Adoppt National Incident Management System.. Resolution 16 - Recovery Plan of the Resource Recovery Facility.. Resolution 17 - Deferred Compensation Plan for Employees.. Resolution 18 - New Account for the Jury Payment System.. Resolution 19 - Funding for Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness.. Resolution 20 - Designates Steve Howe to Meet with Authority on Tax Increment Financing.. Resolution 21 - Department of Community and Energy and the industrial Development Assistance Law.. Resolution 22 - Improvements to 28 Dewberry Street and Blackberry Streetscape.. Resolution 23 - Operating Costs to Rental Area of the Human  ...   Resolution 11 - Funding for Keystone Community Development Corporation, Inc.. Resolution 12 - Funding for Gratz Borough Extension to the Water Distribution System.. Resolution 13 - Dauphin County Parks, Open Space and Greenway Study.. Resolution 14 - Ban on Open Burning.. Resolution 15 - Relating to Economic Development Financing Law.. Resolution 16 - Housing Redevelopment Assistance Program Grant.. Resolution 17 - Adopting Wiconisco Creek Stormwater Management Plan.. Resolution 18 - Relating to The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.. Resolution 19 - Adopting Spring (West) Creek Stormwater Management Plan.. Resolution 20 - Relating to Local Government Unit Debt Act.. Resolution 21 - Funding for Pillow Borough Water Storage Tank.. Resolution 22 - Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note Resolution.. Resolution 23 - Adopting Paxton Creek Stormwater Management Plan.. Resolution 24 - Operating Costs of Rental Area of Human Services Building.. Resolution 25 - Funding for Pinnacle Health System's Dauphin County Facilities.. Resolution 26 - Funding for Dauphin County Library System.. Resolution 27 - Housing and Redevelopment Assistance Grant.. Resolution 28 - Funding for Millersburg Borough North Street Utility and Road Construction.. Resolution 29 - Relating to Dauphin County Library System.. Resolution 30 - Designates August "Skip" Memmi to meet with Susquehanna Township Commercial and Industrial Development Authority.. Resolution 31 - Kohn Road Improvements and Repair.. Resolution 32 - Establishes Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.. Resolution 33 - Designates Industrial Development Organization.. Resolution 34 - Action Plan for Housing and Community Development Programs.. Resolution 35 - Adopting Multi-Creek Watershed Stormwater Management Plan.. Resolution 36 - Lykens Valley Rail Trail, State Game Lands 264 Project.. Resolution 37 - Payment to Tourist Promotion Agency.. Resolution 38 - Relating to Real Estate Tax.. Resolution 38a - Obligations of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).. 2004.. Ordinance 01 - Authorizing and Approving the Issuances of General Obligation Notes.. Ordinance 02 - Authorizing and Approving Economic Development Corporation Project.. Ordinance 03 - Authorizing and Approving Solid Waste Management Plan.. Ordinance 04 - Authorizing and Directing the Issuances of General Obligation Notes and Bonds.. Ordinance 05 - Amending Ordinance 2 and Ordinance 6 of 2002.. Ordinance 06 - Prohibits the Disposal or Dumping of Non-Recyclable Waste.. Ordinance 07 - Realting to Building Acquisition to Incur Debt not to Exceed $500,000.. Ordinance 08 - Determine to Incur Debt not to Exceed $11,115,000 with the Refunding Project.. Resolution 01 - Unit Debt Act in Relation to Non-Revolving Line of Credit.. Resolution 04 - Names George Hartwick III as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Southcentral Employment Corporation.. Resolution 05 - Stormwater Management Plan.. Resolution 06 - Requesting that the General Authority Add Additional Board Members.. Resolution 07 - Right to Know Law Policy.. Resolution 08 - Funds to the Borough of Berrysburg.. Resolution 09 - Funds to the Borough of Williamstown.. Resolution 10 - Adopts Hazardous Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation Plan.. Resolution 11 - Financing Pinnacle Healthcare Facilities in Dauphin County.. Resolution 12 - Approving Tax-Exempt Note Relating to the Firetree, Ltd.. Project.. Resolution 13 - Confirms Written Objection of Expansion of Dauphin Meadows Landfill.. Resolution 14 - Depository Bank Resolution with Commerce Bank.. Resolution 16 - Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note.. Resolution 17 - Authorizing Supplemental 1999 Bond Retirement to the 1999 Agreement.. Resolution 18 - Approves Public Hearing Conducted by DCIDA.. Resolution 19 - Ceates Tax Increment Financing District.. Resolution 20 - Execution and Delivery of Supplemental Bond Retirement Agreements.. Resolution 21 - MVP Tax Products.. Resolution 22 - County Becomes Fiduciary Agent of South Central PA Counter-Terrorism Task Force.. Resolution 23 - Funds for the Select Medical Health Education Pavilion.. Resolution 24 - Department of Community and Economic Development is Designated as the Industrial Development Organization.. Resolution 25 - Chairman Can Act on the Board of Commissioners Behalf.. Resolution 26 - Life Insurance Coverage for Employees.. Resolution 27 - Sale of Laundry Press Machine, Linen Folding Machine, Linen Stacking Machine.. Resolution 28 - Fort Hunter Covered Bridge Restoration Project.. Resolution 29 - Funds to the Borough of Berrysburg.. Resolution 3 - Inclusion of Facilities in the County HIPPA Health Care Component.. Resolution 30 - Operating Costs of Human Services Building Rental Area.. Resolution 31 - Funds to the FY 2003 Steelton Borough Bailey Street Basketball Court.. Resolution 32 - Funds to the First-Time Homebuyer Program.. Resolution 33 - Action Plan for FY 2005 Housing and Community Development Programs.. Resolution 34 - Small Business Loan Program Funds to Robert's Fine Jewelry, Inc.. Resolution 35 - Operating Costs of Human Services Building Rental Area FY 2003.. Resolution 36 - Funds for the FY 2002 Lykens Borough Municipal Building Project.. Resolution 37 - Purchase of Aging Senior Citizen Meal Delivery Truck.. Resolution 38 - Revised Community Development Block Grant Program.. Resolution 39 - Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program Funds for a WITF, Inc.. Resolution 40 - Tax Levy and Appropriation.. Resolution 41 - Authorizes Filing of Declaration of Taking.. Resolution 42 - Increase Grant Allocation for the Home Rehabilitation Program.. Resolution 43 - Reallocation of Lead-Paint Reduction Program Funds.. Resolution 44 - Relating to Issuance of Notes by the Hospital Authority.. Resolution 45 - Application to Encumber Liquid Fuels Tax Fund.. Resolution 46 - Application to Encumber Liquid Fuels Tax Fund.. Resolution 47 - Approves Settlement of Appeals Filed with the PA Environmental Hearing Board.. Resolution 48 - Appoints Herbert, Rowland Grubic, Inc.. as Engineer..

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  • Title: Veterans Affairs
    Descriptive info: Medical Care Fact Sheet.. Benefits (Federal and State).. Health Care Enrollment Information and Forms.. Health Care and Enrollment.. Health Care.. Prescription Policy.. Persian Gulf War Bonus.. Veterans Retraining Assistance Program.. Veterans Court.. Tony DiFrancesco, Director.. Dauphin County Administration Building (fourth Floor).. 2 South 2nd Street.. Harrisburg.. ,.. PA.. 17101.. Phone.. :.. (717) 780-6357.. Fax.. (717) 780-6330.. Colleen Washinger, Administrative Asst.. /VSO.. : (717) 780-6356.. : (717) 780-6330.. Retirement Planner: Special Extra Earnings for Military Service.. Since 1957, if you had military service earnings for active duty (including active duty for training), you paid Social Security taxes on those earnings.. Since 1988, inactive duty service in the Armed Forces reserves (such as weekend drills) has also been covered by Social Security.. Under certain circumstances, special extra earnings for your military service from 1957 through 2001 can be credited to your record for Social Security purposes.. These extra earnings credits may help you qualify for Social Security or increase the amount of your Social Security benefit.. Special extra earnings credits are granted for periods of active duty or active duty for training.. Special extra earnings credits are not granted for inactive  ...   January 2002, Public Law 107-117, the Defense Appropriations Act, stopped the special extra earnings that have been credited to military service personnel.. Military service in calendar year 2002 and future years no longer qualifies for these special extra earnings credits.. Click here for more information.. How You Get Credit for Special Extra Earnings.. The information that follows applies only to active duty military service earnings from 1957 through 2001.. Here s how the special extra earnings are credited on your record:.. Service in 1957 Through 1977.. You are credited with $300 in additional earnings for each calendar quarter in which you received active duty basic pay.. Service in 1978 through 2001.. For every $300 in active duty basic pay, you are credited with an additional $100 in earnings up to a maximum of $1,200 a year.. If you enlisted after September 7, 1980, and didn t complete at least 24 months of active duty or your full tour, you may not be able to receive the additional earnings.. Check with Social Security for details.. The Harrisburg office can be reached at 1-888-327-1176, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM..

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  • Title: HIPAA Privacy Notice
    Descriptive info: Site Policies.. hipaaprivacy.. DAUPHIN COUNTY.. NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES.. THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION.. ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED.. AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN ACCESS THIS INFORMATION.. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.. OUR PLEDGE REGARDING YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION.. Dauphin County is committed to keeping your personal health information private and secure.. Each time you visit any of the agencies or departments operated by Dauphin County to serve our residents, a record of your visit is created.. Your record contains any information needed to provide services or treatment to you or your family.. Your record may include current demographic information about you or your family, a description of your current problems or medical symptoms, a history of services already provided to you or your prior medical care, the results of any medical examination or tests, a diagnosis, a plan for your future care or services and any billing-related information.. Dauphin County needs this information to provide you with quality care and services and to comply with certain legal requirements.. This Notice applies to all of the records of your care or services created by any of the agencies or departments within Dauphin County, whether created by Dauphin County employees or individuals providing services to you through contracts with Dauphin County.. This Notice explains in detail how we may use or disclose your health information.. Not every use or disclosure may be listed.. This Notice also describes your rights and our obligations regarding the use and disclosure of your health information.. Except in specified circumstances, we will use or disclose only the minimum necessary information needed to do our job.. OUR RESPONSIBILITIES.. Protecting the privacy and appropriate use of your health information is our priority and a crucial part of our commitment to you.. Dauphin County is required by law to:.. Make sure the information that identifies you is kept private.. Give you this Notice that describes our legal duties and privacy practices regarding your medical information.. Follow the terms of the Notice that is currently in effect.. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE.. Dauphin County reserves the right to change this Notice and to make the revised Notice effective for health information we already have, and for any information that any of our agencies or departments receive in the future.. A copy of the current Notice will be posted in all of our agencies or departments and on our web site at.. www.. dauphincounty.. A copy of the Notice currently in effect will be given to you when you register at any County agency or department.. You will be asked to review the Notice and acknowledge your receipt of the Notice in writing.. COMPLAINTS.. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, or you disagree about a decision we have made about access to your medical information, you may file a complaint with Dauphin County.. You must send your complaint in writing to Privacy Officer, Dauphin County, Office of HIPAA Compliance, 2 South Second Street, 4th Floor, P.. O.. Box 1295, Harrisburg, PA 17108.. There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint.. You also have the right to complain to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave.. S.. W.. , Washington, D.. C.. 20201.. HOW WE MAY USE AND DISCLOSE HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU.. Dauphin County may use and disclose medical information about you for a variety of reasons.. The following summary describes different ways that we may use your health information within the various County agencies and departments and disclose your health information to persons and entities outside of Dauphin County.. We have not listed every use or disclosure within the following categories, but all permitted uses and disclosures will fall generally within one of the following areas.. COMMON USES AND DISCLOSURES ALLOWED UNDER LAW.. The law provides that Dauphin County may make certain uses and disclosures without your consent or authorization for treatment, payment or the operations of our various agencies or departments.. The list below gives you examples of how your health information may be used for these purposes.. Treatment.. : We may use health information about you to provide you with medical treatment and services.. We may disclose health information about you to doctors, nurses, therapists or other personnel who are involved in your care.. Payment.. : We may use and disclose health information about you for any activities that we undertake to reimburse your provider for health care services provided to you.. This may include the disclosure of health information to obtain prior authorization for treatment and procedures from your insurance plan.. Health Care Operations.. : We may use and disclose health information about you for basic business activities that are necessary to operate the various County agencies and departments.. These activities may include, but are not limited to, conducting audits and quality assurance activities to monitor provider quality.. OTHER SITUATIONS THAT DO NOT REQUIRE YOUR CONSENT OR AUTHORIZATION.. In addition to the disclosures for treatment, payment or operations described above, we may use or disclose your medical information without your written consent or authorization in certain other circumstances.. The following disclosures of your health information are permitted by law without any oral or written permission from you.. Not every use or disclosure is listed.. When Required by Law:.. We may disclose information about you when federal, state or local law requires us to do so.. For Public Health Activities:.. We may disclose health information about you for public health activities.. These generally include the following:.. To prevent or control disease, injury or disability.. To report births and deaths.. To report child abuse, neglect, or domestic violence.. To report reactions to medications, problems with products or other adverse events.. To notify people of recalls of products they may be using.. To  ...   mental health treatment information about you only in accordance with the federal privacy rule and state law.. In most cases, these laws require us to get your written authorization or the written authorization of your representative for such disclosures.. Disclosure of HIV/AIDS-Related Information:.. We will disclose HIV/AIDS-related health information about you only in accordance with the federal privacy rule and state law.. In most cases, these laws require us to get your written authorization for such disclosures.. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR HEALTH INFORMATION.. Although your health record is the physical property of the Dauphin County agency or department that created it, you have the following rights with respect to the health information maintained about you:.. Right to Request a Restriction on Certain Uses and Disclosures of Your Information for Treatment, Payment or Healthcare Operations:.. You have the right to request a limit on the medical information we disclose about you to someone who is involved in your care or the payment for your care, like a family member or friend.. For example, you could ask that we not disclose information about a test you had to a particular individual.. We will consider your request, but are not legally bound to agree to the restriction; however, we will give every consideration to your request.. If we do agree, we will comply with your request unless the information is needed to provide you with emergency treatment.. We ask that you make your restriction request in writing to the address below and advise us what information you want to limit and to whom you want the limits to apply.. Right to Obtain a Copy of this Notice:.. You have the right to a paper copy of this Notice, and you may ask us to give you a copy at any time.. To obtain a paper copy of this Notice, send a request in writing to the address below.. Right to Inspect and Request a Copy of your Health Record for a Fee:.. Unless your access is restricted for clear and documented treatment reasons, you have the right to inspect and copy your medical information if you put yo ur request in writing directed to the address below.. We will respond to your request in 30 days.. This right may not apply to psychotherapy notes or information gathered for judicial proceedings.. As to psychotherapy notes, we may provide you with an opportunity to review your records with your therapist.. If clinically appropriate, we may provide copies of these records to you with your written authorization.. We may deny your request under very limited circumstances.. If you are denied access to health information, you may request that the denial be reviewed by another independent health care professional chosen by someone on our health care team.. We will abide by the outcome of that review.. We reserve the right to charge you a reasonable fee for copying your record.. Right to Request an Amendment to your Health Record:.. If you believe that there is a mistake or missing information in our record, you may request that the information be amended.. Please submit your request for an amendment in writing at the address below and include a reason to support the request.. We may deny your request if it is not in writing, if the information was not created by us, if it is not part of the information kept by us, if it is not part of the information which you would be permitted to inspect and copy, or if we believe the information is accurate and complete.. Please note that even if we accept your request, we are not required to delete any information from your health record.. We will act on your request within 60 days of receipt.. Right to Obtain an Accounting of Disclosures of your Health Information:.. If you request an accounting of disclosures, we will provide you with the date of each disclosure, who received the health information, a brief description of the health information disclosed and why the disclosure was made.. We are required to provide this information to you within 60 days, unless you agree to an extension.. We will not charge you for an accounting unless you request more than one per year.. For additional lists, we may charge you for the costs of providing the list.. We are not required to include in the accounting those disclosures made to you or disclosures for which you have signed an authorization for purposes of treatment, payment or health care operations, for the census, to persons involved in your care, for national security or intelligence, or to correctional facilities or law enforcement officials.. Right to Choose How We Contact You:.. You have the right to ask that we send you information only at a certain location or in a certain way.. For example, you may ask that we only contact you by telephone or by mail.. To request confidential communications, you must make your request in writing to the address below.. Your request must specify how or where you wish to be contacted.. We will accommodate all reasonable requests.. Right to Revoke your Authorization:.. You may revoke your authorization to use or disclose health information except to the extent that action has already been taken on the basis of the authorization.. This revocation must be in writing and dated.. Right to Ask Questions or Raise Concerns:.. If you want additional information regarding your privacy rights or the information in this Notice, please submit your request in writing to the address provided below.. Address for Submission of all Requests Described in this Section:.. Privacy Officer.. Dauphin County.. Office of HIPAA Compliance.. 4th Floor.. 2 South Second Street.. P.. Box 1295.. Harrisburg, PA 17108.. The effective date of this Notice is April 14, 2003..

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  • Title: Privacy Policy
    Descriptive info: privacy.. Dauphin County Privacy Policy.. Thank you for visiting the Dauphin County website.. We are committed to maintaining your privacy.. This policy addresses the collection, security and access to information that may be obtained through the use of our site.. Information Collected.. As part of standard internet practice we collect the following information when you visit our sites:.. Your IP address, a number automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the internet;.. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;.. The Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site;.. The pages you visit within the Dauphin County site; and.. The links made to other websites through this site.. This information is collected for statistical analysis using standard third-party software programs to create summary statistics.. The statistics are used for the purpose of determining what information is of most and least interest to all visitors and identifying system performance or problem areas.. This information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes.. Dauphin County does not sell information collected online.. Any personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide will be collected.. Personally identifiable information may include an email address or any other information you submit via a website when completing an application, form, or survey online.. The information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us.. Information is retained in accordance with existing laws and other Dauphin County policies.. Public Disclosure.. As a general rule, Dauphin County does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or where the information is public information under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act 65 P.. S.. 66.. 1 et seq.. , or other applicable laws.. Visitors should be aware that information collected by Dauphin County on its websites may be subject to examination and inspection, if such information is a public record and not otherwise protected from disclosure.. Pictures/Images..  ...   do not contain personally identifiable information and do not compromise your privacy or security.. Security.. As part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information, Dauphin County has taken steps to safeguard the submission of information by implementing detailed technology and security policies, Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the entire operating environment.. In certain instances, you may receive or create a password to access or submit personal information.. You should not divulge your password to anyone.. Dauphin County will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail.. When you are finished with sites that are password protected, you should exit the page.. Link Disclaimer.. Dauphin County provides links to government agencies and other organizations.. A link does not constitute an endorsement of content, viewpoint, policies, products or services of that website.. Once you link to another website not maintained by Dauphin County, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including but not limited to its privacy policy.. Information Disclaimer.. Information provided on the Dauphin County website is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information.. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information we recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error.. Therefore, Dauphin County, its employees, officers and agencies expressly deny any warranty of the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information.. Any person who relies upon such information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.. Contact Information.. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented in this Privacy Policy, you can contact the Administration/Office for Information Technology as follows:.. 2 South Second Street.. Fifth Floor.. 17108-1295.. (717) 780-6262.. This site is best viewed using Internet Explorer 8.. 0 + or higher..

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