The Coronavirus and Community-Based Organizations – Mar 16

Posted by Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations on March 10, 2020

[Thank you to PACDC for this info!]

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) has published guidance on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here.

We are passing along in full an email from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health with resources and an upcoming workshop for community-based organizations:

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) has published guidance on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here.

  • Planning guidance for non-profit organizations is available here.
  • Information for the people you serve about how to stay healthy is available here.
  • Additional information and recommendations on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 are available here and will be updated regularly. This information includes an overview of COVID-19, information about COVID-19 and children, information about COVID-19 and pregnancy, what the City of Philadelphia is doing, and information for healthcare providers.

Do you work with at-risk populations? Do you want to learn more about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Join us for a discussion in public health preparedness. PDPH will be hosting an event, COVID-19 Preparedness for Service Providers and Community-Based Organizations, on Monday, March 16th from 8:30AM – 12:00PM. This workshop will aim to:

  • Engage community-based and other partners on topics related to COVID-19.
  • Challenge community-based organizations to assess their own public health preparedness plans. PDPH will incorporate feedback into future planning to address at-risk persons.
  • Compile findings from the workshop into a summary report that includes a set of recommendations to improve PDPH response plans.

Click here to register for the workshop on Monday, March 16th.

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