COVID-19

King County and its Sewing Community hosts Window Masks 101 Workshop to create “Smile Masks”

King County’s Community Repair Events Program and its sewing community will be hosting a virtual workshop demonstrating how to make window masks, also known as “smile masks” on December 29, 2020. Free and open to all, the workshop will cover: Different styles and materials for window masks.How to make these at home with your own sewing machine.Tips for individuals and …

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RTD Hosts Free On-Site COVID-19 Testing to Support Community

Stockton, CA — As San Joaquin County reports the largest increase in daily and weekly COVID-19 cases since its summer peak, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) seeks to partner with the community in combating the increase by hosting free COVID-19 testing on site at its Downtown Transit Center (DTC).  According to a recent California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CalACT) …

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PG&E Reminds Customers of Ongoing Support Available to Help with the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts

Customer Protections, Financial-Assistance Programs and Other Resources Are Ready and Here to Help During These Trying Times SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As COVID-19 cases rise throughout the state, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to offer support in numerous ways for customers navigating the unprecedented pandemic and reminds our customers that we’re here to help. “We immediately took action earlier …

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Get out there and show the love – “Keep it local King County” campaign launches to support regional small businesses

King County Executive Dow Constantine kicked off a new social media campaign to encourage people to discover offerings from arts organizations, gyms, restaurants, and retailers as the region embraces new public health instructions. This effort follows the successful awarding of financial and technical assistance to hundreds of King County businesses. As King County follows statewide temporary restrictions on public gatherings, …

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DCYF Announces Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds for Child Care Stabilization

Olympia — Today, the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) announces a second round of child care funding to help strengthen the existing child care market for working families and providers. The Governor and Legislature approved over $70 million for the child care industry to address the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19. These additional relief funds build …

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Cal Hope – Crossings TV Interview with Dr. Hendry Ton on Mental Health during COVID-19 and CalHOPE

UC Davis Psyhciatry Professor and Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Hendry Ton, explains the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health ofminority communities, the CalHope project, mental health resources and various tips. CalHope is a project by California Department of Health Care Services to provide support for communities impacted by national disasters.

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Great Plates like CPR for struggling restaurants

Program has delivered more than 9.1 million hot meals statewide to seniors during pandemicDALY CITY – San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa will hold a press conference, 11 a.m., Friday, September 11 at Maharlika Restaurant, 7367 Mission Road, Daly City to highlight the state’s Great Plates program, which provides food for sheltered seniors and supports restaurants financially impacted by …

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PG&E Has Redesigned Community Resource Centers for Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff Events to Reflect COVID-19 Health Protocols

Outdoor Open-Air Tents and Vans Will Supplement Indoor Facilities to Accommodate Physical Distancing While Providing Water and Device Charging for Customers Insights and Feedback from 300 Meetings with Customers; Local, State, Federal and Tribal Government Officials Help Lead to Improved 2020 Planning SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In preparing for the possible need to turn off power to prevent wildfires during …

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