Senior Phone Buddy program connects seniors (for Ashland & Talent residents)

posted 2 months ago by iglatt from Ashland Senior Services Division
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Social connection is vital for older adults during this time of physical distancing! If you are an Ashland or Talent senior who would enjoy more (virtual) company, Ashland Senior Services Division can help. Our new, free Senior Phone Buddy program matches seniors for check-ins and socializing by phone (or video…

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Josephine County Public Health dashboard for#COVID19-related information

posted 3 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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Josephine County Public Health has created this dashboard for#COVID19-related information onthe Josephine Countywebsite —https://dashboard-joco.hub.arcgis.comOn the dashboard, you will find case data, hospital capacity information, statewide data feeds and related information. For additional data like state demographics or hospital capacity nationwide click the link in the upper-left corner of the landing…

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Disaster Distress Helpline(1-800-985-5990) for emotional care.

posted 3 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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The Josephine County EOC 4/18 daily report provided this information:

Oregon Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (ORVOAD) provided a reminder that for anyone’s help with spiritual/emotional care, a great resource is the Disaster Distress Helpline(1-800-985-5990) a 24/7, 365 day per-year, national hotline staffed with trained supporters

New resource for families of children and youth with special needs

posted 3 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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Many people are feeling anxious about COVID-19. Having children and youth with special health care needs may increase that worry. OHA has worked with the Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN) to provide a list of reliable sources so you can get the information that…

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If your work situation has changed, you may quality for OHP

posted 3 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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If your work situation has changed, you may quality for OHP If you have had a change in your employment, you may qualify for health coverage through the Oregon Health Plan (OHP). OHP is our state’s Medicaid program, offering free health care to anyone who qualifies. Eligibility for OHP is…

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SNAP is the Oregon Department of Human Services food supplement benefit - If you need help with food, look at this resource!

posted 3 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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ATTENTION SNAP PARTICIPANTS: The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is issuing emergency SNAP supplements to many SNAP households to help buy food during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

If you are low-income we encourage you to apply. If you are approved, you may also qualify for an extra SNAP payment.…

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Adopt A Neighbor Ashland is linking volunteers with neighbors for safe shopping help

posted 3 months ago by adoptneighbor from Adopt A Neighbor Ashland
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Adopt A Neighbor Ashland is a new services available to Ashland residents. Created by community leaders and in partnership with the City of Ashland, Adopt A Neighbor connects Ashland volunteers with their at-risk neighbors who need help with shopping or errands. Sign up at www.adoptneighbor.org to give or receive help.…

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Covid-19 PPE DONATION HUB - Grants Pass, OR

posted 3 months ago by Rogue-ApplegateChapterDAR from Rogue-Applegate Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
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Hello Grants Pass!

We are providing homemade masks and other PPE to all with a focus on first responders and medical personal. We accept donations of cotton fabric, HEPA air filters, foam, rubber bands, heavy-duty double-sided tape, transparency film (for projectors), 1/4" and 1" elastic, and bias tape.

Please submit…

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Rogue Valley Family YMCA (Medford)

posted 4 months ago by HollyHawley from Rogue Valley Family YMCA
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The Rogue Valley Family YMCA is offering Emergency Child Care. For information and locations contact Bethany Pitts at 541-772-6295 x114 or bpitts@rvymca.org

Ashland Senior Services Division helping Ashland/Talent seniors

posted 4 months ago by iglatt from Ashland Senior Services Division
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The Ashland Senior Center, located at 1699 Homes Ave in Ashland, is closed to visitors, but Senior Services Division staff are supporting seniors by phone and email: 541.488.5342 or SeniorInfo@ashland.or.us. We can help you connect with local resources to meet your needs. Please also check our COVID-19 Senior…

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COVID-19 Recovery Fund

posted 4 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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United Way of Jackson County is committed to standing with our community and supporting those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Together, we will overcome this pandemic by making sure the most vulnerable among us are protected.

We have established a fund to provide financial support to Jackson County nonprofits for…

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RVCOAD General Meeting Today, January 15, 2020

posted 6 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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It will be held at ACCESS, Olsrud Nutrition Center at 2020 Cardinal Ave. in Medford (it's right next to/behind the main ACCESS building)

Hope you can make it! Joel King and Christi MacLane of the American Red Cross are on the agenda and Brenda Olfson of Rogue Disposal will talk…

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ASHLAND CERT Volunteers needed!

posted 11 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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CERT will support a local neighborhood in performing an evacuation. This neighborhood has worked diligently together with feedback from AF&R and are ready to practice their plans. CERT volunteers are needed to evaluate key components of the efforts in the simulated drill. You will be provided with all the…

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Ashland Fire & Rescue is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive event.

posted 11 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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Save the date on September 11th to participate between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.!

More information is available at Fire Station #1 and https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time

DONATE BLOOD FOR A CAUSE!

COMMUNITY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS EXPANDS

posted 11 months ago by RVCOADjst from United Way of Jackson County
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The Ashland Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) expands its capabilities thanks to grant funding through the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with Jackson County Fire District 5. Grant funding assisted the agency in purchasing a Conex Box to store emergency response supplies needed by CERT volunteers when disaster strikes.…

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