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…

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…

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…

National Environmental Justice Public Teleconference Meeting

The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) will host a Teleconference “Meeting”. This will be a phone only meeting, which hopefully will allow for people from all over the country to be able to participate from home. Note that registration is required by Sunday, August 16th, but since there are only 1.5 hours…

Walking the Path Towards Environmental Health and Justice: A Conversation with Movement Leaders

The Environmental Justice Health Alliance (EJHA) is cosponsoring with the CHANGE (Californians for a Clean & Healthy Economy) Coalition and PSR-LA (Physicians for Social Responsibility–Los Angeles) a training on the History of EJ (Environmental Justice) Movement: how we ground and center our work fighting toxins and climate change…

“Right to Harm” OnLine Screening

Join the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) as they partner with Working Films for their July ‘Chat and Chill’ with a OnLine Screening of the film “Right to Harm“, Tuesday, July 28 from 6:30 — 8:00 PM. These events are casual, virtually interactive, ‘BYOBeverage and Snack’ environments. A…

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…

Chatham Apprentice Program

Step Up Savannah’s Chatham Apprentice Program (CAP) has opened registration for its next virtual class! Classes for CAP will be held August 10th – September 3rd for both morning and evening sessions. See the details below. To registrar, please follow this link, CAP Registration.…