Delays and Closings

Announcements for closings or delays of MCBDDS programs and facilities will begin as early as possible, and will be shared on the Board's website homepage AND through opt-in text and email messages available through the website.  These alerts may be supplemented with announcements to radio and TV stations and local media.

Please review the information on this page for details about Delay and Closing Procedures.  You may also sign up for email and text alerts to be sent directly to your devices by following the instructions below.

How to sign up for email and text alerts

To sign up for weather-related email and text alerts, visit: and follow the instructions provided.  Questions about how to sign up?  Call 937-837-9200 or 937-837-9214.

How to find delay and closure information via local media outlets

Delay and closing announcements will also be shared with local television stations and their radio affiliates. The links below will take you to the websites of the TV stations:

Facility Hours of Operation

  • Northview:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Ritchey Center:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Southview: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Opening/Closing Policies

PLAN A:  All Facilities Open, but operating on a delay

  • All facilities are open, but will operate on a One or Two hour delay.

  • Should a Plan A be called by the Superintendent, staff will report to work at the time the One or Two hour delay expires.  Refer to Delays and Closings Procedure VII.22.

PLAN B: All Facilities Closed

  • All Board programs and facilities closed.
  • No Board staff or consumers are to report.