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Lawrenceville-Wide Virtual Public Safety Meeting on COVID-19 - Shared screen with speaker view
dskinsel
12:37
Hello Everyone!
Sara Innamorato
15:03
Hello!
Lauren Connelly
16:58
Hi!
Sara Innamorato
17:07
Will someone be monitoring FB Live to see if there are questions asked there?
Dave Breingan
18:39
Yes! Darrell is on that!
Sara Innamorato
20:18
Excellent. You folks rock!
Helen Gerhardt
21:27
Hello all! If you are a staff person representing an elected official, would you please identify yourself so we can acknowledge you and the elected you're here for?
Helen Gerhardt
23:19
If you need to contact me re a tech problem, please call me at 412-518-7387.
Bridget
28:05
I believe Rep Ravenstahl is on himself.
Helen Gerhardt
28:11
Please share your questions here, for the question and answer section of the meeting.
Ken
28:15
Same with Rep Innamorato
adam
28:22
I am on. adam
Vince Pallus
28:37
Vince Pallus - Chief of Staff for Rep. Ravenstahl
adam
39:13
Hello Sara!
Paige DeWitt-Holub
41:50
Hi everyone- will reusable bags still be allowed for the Lawrenceville Market? Thanks.
Jay Gilmer
45:25
I do have a concern that some people are too proud to ask for help. We need to share stories and encourage them to reach out since help us available for almost everything.
Helen Gerhardt
45:42
Jay, yes, absolutely agreed!
Jay Gilmer
46:19
help is available for almost everything but many people have never asked or may be ashamed to ask again.
Sara Draper-Zivetz
46:21
Sara Draper-Zivetz, Lawrenceville Farmers Market Manager - market@lunited.org
dskinsel
46:25
darrell@lunited.org - http://www.lunited.org/programs/pep-rally/ - Pep Rally
Ken
49:16
KAquiline@pahouse.net
Ken
49:27
Please e-mail myself or our office if you need any assistance
Ken
49:38
Repinnamorato@pahouse.net
Ken
49:59
You can e-mail me directly. Thanks!
gavinbenjamin
50:24
All of this information needs to be on Facebook and Instagram.
adam
50:26
RepRavwnst
adam
50:57
RepRavenstahl@pahouse.net
adam
51:02
sorry
Dutch DeVries
54:27
I agree, can we please put this information/emails on facebook and instagram?
Helen Gerhardt
55:52
Free masks: Very Local Pittsburgh's Guide to Pittsburgh Face Mask Makers lists various groups, companies, and organizations that are making free face masks - as well as those that need more volunteers to keep meeting our community's needs! https://pittsburgh.verylocal.com/pittsburgh-face-masks/
Helen Gerhardt
57:13
If you can afford to buy a mask and want to support local businesses and artists: Alexis Johnson at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette collected information and links to a whole range of regional sources here. https://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2020/04/16/where-can-i-buy-order-homemade-masks-pittsburgh-allegheny-county-covid-19/stories/202004160136?utm_source=Lawrenceville+United+Master+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=a110d40390-9%2F27%2F17_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ff31150db6-a110d40390-1204429565
dskinsel
57:53
Agreed Gavin. We will keep posting this content and reminders on our social media and newsletter. Here is the LU website with COVID19 information. We are keeping it updated and members can always direct folks to it as a reliable source of information: http://www.lunited.org/coronavirus/
gavinbenjamin
59:04
Cool> Thank you DS.
Helen Gerhardt
59:56
CDC guidance on masks, including how to make your own masks: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html
Helen Gerhardt
01:01:31
Yes, we have been sending out this information on COVID-19 and resources in our weekly newsletter. Please email me at helen@lunited.org if you'd like to receive the newsletter.
dskinsel
01:03:11
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church237 37th St, 15201 https://www.pghschools.org/grabandgo In partnership with local community organizations, Pittsburgh Public Schools will shift the distribution of Grab and Go meals to regional sites across the city. The locations, open to all students, were selected based on student participation during the first week of a 10-closure. Meals will be distributed between 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Multiple meals will be distributed on Tuesday and Friday.
Helen Gerhardt
01:05:33
Local COVID-19 screening and testing locations include those being conducted by AHN, Central Outreach Wellness Center, Heritage Valley Health System, MedExpress, RiteAid and UPMC. You may also consider using the Testing Site Locations map to identify where the closest locations are for your address. http://alcogis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Nearby/index.html?appid=472bad5ba19f4247a094d55e712195c8
Jay Gilmer
01:05:58
Thank you.
gavinbenjamin
01:07:35
What is the closes local testing center to Lawrenceville?
Katie Suda
01:10:47
Thanks for opening the wine store!!!!
Jay Gilmer
01:11:52
For testing: Highmark patients call 412-687-7348; UPMC call 412-647-7000; uninsured call East Liberty Family Health Care Center 412-361-8284
Helen Gerhardt
01:15:45
I plugged a Lawrenceville address into the Allegheny County website for searching closest testing locations. Here's the result:
Sara Innamorato
01:16:13
https://sites.google.com/view/pghhousingcovid19/home?authuser=0
Helen Gerhardt
01:16:36
Closest COVID-19 testing site to Lawrenceville is Divine Providence HospitalTesting Group: Allegheny Health NetworkDivine Providence Hospital1004 Arch StreetPittsburgh, PA 15212Drive-through or On-site Testing: On-site test option (inside testing facility) or drive-throughDays and Times: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, and closed on Sunday.Instructions: DO NOT SHOW UP TO TESTING SITE WITHOUT APPOINTMENT. FOLLOW WEBSITE INSTRUCTIONS. LINK BELOWWebsite: https://www.ahn.org/coronavirus/where-to-go-for-help/testing
Sara Innamorato
01:16:42
Here is a website with housing resources for tenants, landlords and homeowners
adam
01:16:46
Our Office number is 412-321-5523. Please leave a message. Thanks! Adam
Helen Gerhardt
01:18:01
Regional Housing Legal Services website: https://www.rhls.org/
Helen Gerhardt
01:18:54
Regional Housing Legal Services COVID page: https://www.rhls.org/coronavirus-information/
Helen Gerhardt
01:19:47
Protections for Renters in Pennsylania: https://www.rhls.org/corona-virus-can-i-stay-in-my-home-if-i-cant-pay/
Helen Gerhardt
01:20:54
Federal Protections for Renters: https://www.rhls.org/coronavirus-federal-protections-for-renters/
Helen Gerhardt
01:23:19
Protections for Homeowners in Pennsylvania: https://www.rhls.org/coronavirus-protections-for-homeowners/
Helen Gerhardt
01:24:16
Utility Protections and Resources:https://www.rhls.org/utility-assistance-for-those-affected-by-the-corona-virus/
Helen Gerhardt
01:25:42
Chat mashed together two links. Here's the link for Utility Protections and Resources for those affected by COVID-19: https://www.rhls.org/utility-assistance-for-those-affected-by-the-corona-virus/
Helen Gerhardt
01:29:31
Questions for Bob Damewood: bob@rhls.org.
Helen Gerhardt
01:37:27
​Federal CARES Act - Unemployment: https://www.uc.pa.gov/COVID-19/CARES-Act/Pages/default.aspx
Helen Gerhardt
01:40:09
PA guide to filing for unemployment: https://www.uc.pa.gov/unemployment-benefits/file/Pages/Filing%20Instructions.aspx
Helen Gerhardt
01:49:02
Rep Innamorato phone: 412-781-2750
dskinsel
01:52:24
https://www.compass.state.pa.us/compass.web/Public/CMPHome Welcome to COMPASSThe fast and easy way to access benefits - anytime and anywhereCOMPASS is an online tool for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs and manage benefit information. Click on the Apply Now button below to begin.
Helen Gerhardt
01:57:27
Just Harvest can help you complete benefits applications. You can call them at (412) 431-8960, extension 602. You can also fill out a form for assistance at their website at https://www.justharvest.org/get-help/snap-food-stamps/. You can reach Ann Sanders, the Just Harvest Public Policy Advocate at anns@justharvest.org or at (412) 431-8960 x109.
Helen Gerhardt
02:07:24
For Semi-Annual Review or Recertification for SNAP, report changes 1-877-395-8930 or using MYCOMPASS mobile app or desktop website. https://www.compass.state.pa.us/compass.web/Public/CMPHome
Helen Gerhardt
02:10:08
More info on WIC and applying: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/programs/WIC/Pages/WIC.aspx
Helen Gerhardt
02:11:31
To apply for WIC: 1-800-WIC-WINS or https://www.pawic.com
Ann Sanders
02:13:51
or you can reach me at my phone out of the office: 412-254-8261
Helen Gerhardt
02:20:00
If you have any questions about any of the information we talked about tonight, you can reach me at helen@lunited.org or call me at my cell phone: 412-518-7387. For people you know that don't have access to the internet, please let them know that they can call me and I will look up any needed information for them.
Dutch DeVries
02:25:31
thank you all!
Helen Gerhardt
02:25:33
Our number is 412-802-7220 - call us!
Abby Harwood
02:26:08
Bye! Thanks!