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Fair Haven Community Healthcare offering: Keep Your Community Safe! lawn signs

Fair Haven Community Healthcare is offering: Keep Your Community Safe lawn signs (see below). You need only request one or two signs by writing to ChathamSquareNeighborhood@gmail.com with your:

  • Name,
  • Address and
  • Number of signs you want (max. 2).

To insure we get the correct count please write "lawn sign" in the subject line of your email and you must respond by 6pm tomorrow: Tuesday, August 3.

This offer is made to CSNA…

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Added by Lee Cruz on August 3, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Sewage Leak into Mill River Update

Message from  Mayor Justin Elicker.

There has been a large discharge of sewage into the Mill River near the Whitney Dam. Over 2 million gallons of sewage have been discharged into the river. The Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority fixed the pipe earlier today so there is no longer any sewage leaking into the River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has been monitoring the situation We were not properly notified by the Water Pollution Control…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 7, 2020 at 9:51pm — No Comments

The City of New Haven is taking action tonight!

Declaring racism to be a public health crisis or emergency offers a clear path to intentionally acknowledging and addressing disparities and inequities. Making a public declaration that racism is a public health crisis is the first step in intentionally embedding health equity in policymaking and can lead to authorizing data analysis, policy analysis to prevent unintentional injustices, and implementation of policies and actions to dismantle and course-correct problematic…

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Added by Lee Cruz on July 6, 2020 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Rules for the businesses that will be part of the initial reopening of Connecticut

Rules for the businesses that will be part of the initial reopening of Connecticut are as follows:

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 17, 2020 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Today: The City of New Haven to Host Economic Re-Opening Webinar

The City of New Haven to Host Economic Re-Opening Webinar Today



Thursday, May 14, 2020

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Zoom Conferencing


Please RSVP to GFrank@newhavenct.gov for a Zoom Webinar invitation



NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Today New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker, City staff and partners of the Together, New Haven economic resiliency program…

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 14, 2020 at 11:53am — No Comments

SELF-EMPLOYED UNEMPLOYMENT IS NOW AVAILABLE

If you are self-employed, gig performer, or independent contractor you can now apply for unemployment under the PUA. Here are the steps….

1. Apply for regular unemployment first-blue button on the state unemployment site

2. Get your letter in the mail saying you will not receive money for regular UI

3. Then go to the unemployment site and click on the red button for PUA unemployment



Here is where to go (there are lots of things here like Q&A): …

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Added by Lee Cruz on May 7, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Small Business owners and Non-profits: Important Message from Mayor Elicker / Spanish: Mensaje Importante sobre Fondos para los Dueños de Negocios en New Haven

The Small Business Administration will be getting $310B in funding for the Payment Protection Program, with $125B specifically for under-banked and minority-owned businesses, and $10B in an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance. The SBA will process these applications on a first-come, first-serve basis as they receive them from SBA-approved banks or lenders.

If you run a small business or non-profit, are a sole proprietor,…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 27, 2020 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Psychiatry Resources

Thank you Fair Haven Community healthcare for this list of Psychiatry Resources 

General Mental Health Support 

  • NAMI Helpline and Online Support Groups: National Alliance on Mental Illness offers online discussion groups. They also offer many in-person support groups that are likely disrupted, but the…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Free Resources to Keep Active and Engaged During Social Distancing

Thank you Fair Haven Community Healthcare for this list of FREE Resources to Keep Active and Engaged During Social Distancing , Includes Art & Culture, Fitness and Sports, Education including learning another language, Mediation and Mindfulness, Hobbies and many other resources. 

 

Affordable Internet & Phone Access 

  • The state website provides comprehensive information…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2020 at 12:18pm — No Comments

COVID-19 Testing / Prueba de COVID-19 in Fair Haven

COVID19 testing will be available at 374 Grand Avenue to patients and non-patients alike, starting Wednesday April 22. Those wishing to be tested MUST call ahead for an appointment. No walk-ins accepted.

  • Appointments are currently available 9am – noon and 1-4pm. Monday-Friday.
  • Results are available in 2-3 days.
  • There will be no cost to…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 21, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Workforce Alliance Working with Local Supermarket to fill Essential Openings

Business Services specialist Juliana Castillo is working with the Shop Rite Supermarket in East Haven and other locations to fill essential openings for Clerks,…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 20, 2020 at 11:56am — No Comments

Message from the Mayor: Requirement to Wear Masks In Stores

Today I issued an emergency order requiring people to use facemasks in essential retail businesses, including grocery stores, big-box stores, restaurants, pharmacies, gas stations, convenience stores, and package stores. The CDC strongly recommends that people wear cloth masks to protect others from contracting the virus. The order I issued also requires business owners to provide facemasks to all workers in these essential retail businesses. This order will go into effect this Friday… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on April 16, 2020 at 12:29am — No Comments

Health Advisory - Aviso de Salud

Most cases of COVID-19 are contracted from family members living together. If you are caring for someone who is symptomatic or tested positive for COVID-19, here are some tips from the CDC to keep you and your loved one safe:

 

1.       Monitor the person for worsening symptoms and be in close contact with your health care provider.

2.       Prevent the spread of germs by having the person stay in a…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 10, 2020 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Attn: Parents of NHPS Children - Attn: Padres /Madres de Ninez en Escuelas de New Haven

New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) has modified their food distribution plan for New Haven students. In observance of Good Friday, there will be no meals provided tomorrow. Additionally, starting next week New Haven Public Schools will provide meals distribution only three days per week - Monday Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00. Enough meals for two days will be provided on these distribution days. New Haven Public Schools is doing this to reduce the number of times families…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 9, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Hire an EMERGE Crew for your outdoor spring project!

EMERGE Connecticut, Inc., is a New Haven based nonprofit Social Enterprise that operates a Transitional Employment Program for formerly incarcerated returning residents.  We are a certified Home Improvement Contractor with the ability to hire our “crew members,” as paid employees while simultaneously providing enhanced program and…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 9, 2020 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Need access to the internet at home? / Necesita internet en sus casa? (sigue abajo)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic COMCAST has temporarily lifted the debt requirement for Internet Essentials eligibility. Applicants who sign up before May 13th and have an outstanding bill to Comcast are now eligible for the program. Please go to the link for details: https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 9, 2020 at 5:04pm — No Comments

ATTENTION! Important Positive Policy change at the Fair Haven Health Clinic

The Fair Haven Health Clinic is NOT charging people without insurance for health care costs during the COVID-19 crisis.  This includes undocumented and documented immigrants. Documented immigrants  who are not seeking healthcare because of the Trump Administration changes to the "Public Charge Rule" should know that although getting health care through public programs would make you potentially ineligible to improve your immigration status. This policy change by our local health…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 5, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

This is no April fool's Day Joke: Census Day Is Today – Make It Count!

Happy Census Day!  Please be sure to respond as your response will help New Haven/Fair Haven be counted.  Thanks!…
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Added by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2020 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Governor Lamont Announces Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis

Connecticut Residents Economically Impacted by COVID-19 May Receive 90-Day Grace Periods to Make Mortgage Payments; Financial Institutions Agree Not to Negatively Impact Credit Reports as a Result of Accepting Payment Relief

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that his administration has reached an agreement with over 50 credit unions and banks in Connecticut to offer mortgage relief to the state’s residents and businesses who continue to face hardship…

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2020 at 3:13pm — No Comments

IMPORTANT Notice: Banking for Black and Latino Households

Bank on Coalition notes that Nationally, more than half of black households and 46% of Hispanic households are unbanked or underbanked, compared to less than 20% of white households. This is also reflective of our local statistics. BANK-On Coalition aims to make accessible bank accounts that reduce fees making banking affordable and feasible to individuals disconnected from financial institutions.
 

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Added by Lee Cruz on April 1, 2020 at 3:06pm — No Comments

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Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

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Local Places to Eat

Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

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El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

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Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

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Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

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La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

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Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

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Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

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