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Free COVID-19 Testing Available

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is offering free COVID-19 testing. Call 912-230-9744 for a screening and to schedule a test. Visit their COVID-19 Data Page for in-depth information on cases (by age or zip code), hospitalization data, transmission rate or mortality information for the state of Georgia.

Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone should: Clean your hands often, either with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Put distance between yourself and other people (at least 6 feet). Cover your mouth and nose …

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CARES Financial Relief During COVID-19

The United Way of the Coastal Empire (UWCE) is partnering with the City of Savannah to distribute CARES Act relief funds to assist City residents who have fallen behind on rent, mortgage and utility payments due to COVID-19. The short timeline for disbursing these funds has required the City and its partners to move very quickly. Our United Way 211 team is already hard at work …

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Center for System Science & Engineering Dashboard

John Hopkins University’s Center for System Science & Engineering (CSSE) Dashboard has been maintaining a running total of coronavirus infection cases and deaths for the entire world since the pandemic erupted. CSSE is the ‘go to’ source for reliable data on the spread of COVID-19. To visit their website directly, click here. See the embedded …

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NIH Research Matters

NIH Research Matters is a newsletter produced by the National Institute of Health (NIH). This article was first published by NIH on July 21, 2020. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and we at NIH are doing everything we can toward the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines. You can find the latest public health …

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NIEHS WTP Summer Webinar Series

“In response to COVID-19, the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program (WTP) has been conducting webinars and presentations on technical topics related to COVID-19 with a focus on protecting workers who may be at risk of exposure to COVID-19.” “The NIEHS WTP, in conjunction with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) …

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Harambee House is Working Virtually

Volunteers in protective suits disinfect a factory with sanitizing equipment in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, on February 18, 2020. -- The Atlantic

Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the Harambee House, followed the lead of local government and altered it’s usual scheduling for the Environmental Careers Worker Training Program (ECWTP). It held a successful training on HazWoper and COVID-19 Cleaning Practices during the week of June 22 — 26, 2020. We are currently reassessing our other training …

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