Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) FAQs from the State of Pennsylvania, includes information on the CARE Act related to COVID-19 epidemic.
Refers to people who carry the active COVID-19 virus, but do not develop symptoms
List of Philadelphia Churches that are streaming Easter services on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
The CDC now recommends wearing masks or face coverings when outside the home to help prevent community spread of coronavirus.
Referral – A direction from a more general professional, like a primary care physician, to a specialist for further action
Adjusting to the quarantine efforts and stay-at-home order has been difficult. There has been a lot of change in a very short amount of time. Taking care of physical health is important in the face of COVID-19, and now taking care of mental health must be a focus in the face of social isolation due…
Statewide Mitigation activities across the state to reduce the severity of the COVID-19 impact. Visitor restrictions and stay-at-home orders are some examples in PA A detailed list of activities and what it means for you is available here: https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/#StatewideMitigation
Advocacy and health are closely related, and that is especially true during this period of active legislation about COVID-19. Here are some opportunities around Philadelphia and PA to contact your representatives, connect with other workers, and advocate for those in the food and health industries Attend a Town Hall to support Philadelphia Workers: https://bit.ly/3aiVHZt #SHUTDOWNBERKS: @shutdownberkscoalition Food…
COVID-19: an infectious disease in the coronavirus family. It is called “new” or “novel” because it is recently discovered.COVID-19
Mayor Kenney has issued a new business activity and stay at home order requiring us to stay home except for absolutely necessary activity. Here is the link to the order: New Business Activity and Stay at Home Order: What you need to know. Social Distancing The graphic illustration below shows the importance of social distancing….
This interim guidance reviews special considerations for persons with HIV and their health care providers in the United States regarding COVID-19.
So you think you have covid-19. Don’t panic! For many people, this will simply mean feeling ill for a little while. Fever and cough can be treated with medicine (NSAIDs like ibuprofen are cautioned against, but acetaminophen seems to be effective and safe), but make sure to call your doctor as soon as you start…