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How to handwash? With soap and water

Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based handrub, is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading infections to others. Ind...
May 15
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Concierge Chats visits Five Star senior living during Covid-19

When it comes to elderly care, nursing homes are the hardest hit. Trish Sanborn and her two concierge friends visit with David Hunter, CEO of Mary Wade Five Star senior living.
May 10
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Updated Food, Pharmacy Services and much MORE...

Dear neighbors,For a comprehensive list of Resource Pages by location, language and type of Service visit: http://gnhcommunity.ning.com/profiles/blogs/directory-of-local-resource-pages-in-response-to-coronavirus-covi  For the food insecure in our…See More
May 8
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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, or a contractor you should immediately apply by going to the…See More
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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 uninsured patients. Those with insurance (private, HUSKY, Medicaid/Medicare) will be covered by insurance and have no out of pocket charges.Open to all – no need to…See More
Apr 21
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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, Maintenance and Cashiers. Hours & wages vary. Email jcastillo@workforcealliance.biz for application link.See More
Apr 20
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How to Make Your own Face Covering

Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, shares ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with ou...
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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…See More
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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…See More
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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 clinic, making…See More
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Message from Junta for Progressive Action re: Community Soup Night

We were delighted to host the amazing Chatham Square Neighborhood Association Soup / Sopa Night at Junta last Sunday. Special thanks to Fair Haven residents, nonprofits and businesses who donated to Junta to support our disaster resettlement services for families impacted by the earthquakes in Puerto Rico. Junta has been at the helm of this work since Hurricane Maria hit landfall in 2017. With your support, we will continue to serve families displaced by disaster that are making New Haven their…See More
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Chatham Square Neighborhood i.e. Between: | I91- N | Grand Ave - S | Ferry St - W | Quinnipiac River - E |
How long do you live in the area?
6-10 years

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

Posted on May 17, 2020 at 10:27pm 0 Comments

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

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

Posted on May 14, 2020 at 11:53am 0 Comments

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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SELF-EMPLOYED UNEMPLOYMENT IS NOW AVAILABLE

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

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

Posted on April 27, 2020 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

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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At 3:18pm on February 16, 2020, Erika S. said…

Thanks Lee!  Looking forward to working together in the future!

At 8:12pm on November 14, 2019, Lynne S Bibber said…

Thank you for adding me to the group.

At 2:46pm on March 21, 2019, Caitlin Daly said…

So happy to be here!

At 9:57am on February 22, 2019, Fe Shays said…

Thanks Lee!

At 6:34pm on October 16, 2018, Frank Redente Jr. said…
Thanks Lee.
At 9:05am on June 19, 2018, Lisa Gangemi said…

Thanks Lee! Hope all is well with your family. We will share the community events in our employee newsletter.

At 3:23pm on January 30, 2018, Kimberly Acosta-New Haven Farms said…

Hi Lee,

Thanks so much for your warm welcome! I will make sure to keep everyone here updated on New Haven Farms activities and events, and also provide general information about our programs and the other work that we are doing. I will definitely tell our community members about this group/website.

Thanks again!

At 9:13am on November 20, 2017, Stan DeCosta said…

Thank you. It was nice to meet you.

At 10:20pm on November 19, 2017, Gerald Garcia said…
Thanks Lee! Delighted to be here.
At 3:50pm on February 22, 2017, New Haven Land Trust said…

Thanks Lee!

 
 
 

Explore Living Here

Waterfront Living

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Urban Specialist Realtors

47 High St.

203.787.7800

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Find local homes for sale

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue

203.562.7222

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20 Grand Avenue, New Haven

Local Places to Eat

Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

203.772.3577

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El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

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Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

203.624.9320

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Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

203.782.4757

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La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

203.562.0675

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Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

203.752.1265

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Keep an eye out for notice here about the NEW Restaurant in the same location

Fair Haven Pharmacy

OPEN 7 Days a week. Lowest Prices Guaranteed. 10% discount on over the counter products if you mention CSNA.

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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