Monthly Archives: January 2022
After several weeks of temporary changes due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, Chester Eastside is pleased to announce we are returning to regular hours for our activities effective Monday, January 31.
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PB&Js? We Do Them! At Scale!
Our friends at Bread Drop have surpassed 200,000 PB&Js! Thanks for sharing your sandwiches with our families.
Need a COVID-19 Booster?
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.
Don’t want to get vaccinated?
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.
Receive Free COVID-19 Tests
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four free at-home COVID-19 tests. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.
To order, visit https://www.covidtests.gov/.
Delaware County COVID19 Testing Sites
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.
Martin Luther King Day
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
MartinLutherKing #MLKDay #faith #ForOthers #chestereastside
E Pluribus Unum
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.
Thanks to the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust
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