Need a COVID-19 vaccine or booster? They are available at the following: **ChesPenn Health Services, Inc., (125 E. 9th Street) – Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. By appointment and walk-in. ** Keystone First Wellness Center (1929 W. 9th Street) – every Saturday. By appointment and walk-in.
Dr. Kristin Ball Motley, of Health Care Solutions of Delaware Valley, created this video for a virtual MLK Day event about the importance of wearing masks and getting vaccinated. She specifically discusses the impact of racism and mistrust on parents’ decisions to vaccinate themselves and their children. https://youtu.be/ClGdyu6c75U
Delaware County is sponsoring COVID19 testing sites in Chester (Keystone First Wellness Center), Sharon Hill (Delaware County Emergency Training Center) and Yeadon (Delaware County Wellness Center and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital). All testing services are available at no cost regardless of health insurance or immigration status. Appointments are not required, but strongly suggested. For more information, visit https://delcopa.gov/covid/testing.html.
We are so thankful to the many churches, organizations and businesses that provided gift cards and monetary donations for our families at Christmas. Their kindness and generosity was so appreciated. Our thanks to Ardmore Presbyterian Church, Church of the Redeemer, Springfield PA, Concord Liberty Church, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Wallingford, Newtown Square Presbyterian Church, Reformation Lutheran Church, Media, PA, Saint John’s Episcopal Church (Glen Mills, PA), St. Luke’s Community Christian, Swarthmore Presbyterian Church, Trinity Presbyterian Church of Berwyn and Wallingford Presbyterian Church; Rocky Run YMCA and Independence Steel, Inc.
Many thanks to the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust for the recent $2,500 grant for general operating expenses. We are so grateful for your support. #Grants #generaloperating #funding #Thanks #chestereastside https://sidneysternmemorialtrust.org/
A belated “Welcome Aboard” to Janet Lloyd Murphy, CEI’s new Food Services Community Engagement Manager. She oversees pantry operations, serves as the liaison with our Share Food Program representatives, expands community connections and collaborations, participates in community events and researches more effective and efficient ways of delivering resources to clients. Great to have you as part of our team.