Information About Covid-19 Coronavirus in Lancaster County, PA

News: Thursday, April 9

News: Thursday, April 9

Covid-19 headlines for Thursday, April 9, 2020: • A county health department?: In a meeting Wednesday, Lancaster County Commissioner Craig Lehman reiterated his support for a county-level “permanent public health capacity.” First-term commissioner Ray D’Agostino called for hiring a consultant to assist with the Covid-19 crisis, but said a county health department is not on

Stay active with free local fitness options

Stay active with free local fitness options

Source: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health During this challenging time, daily exercise can help your physical and mental health.  Many people have found their typical routines disrupted, since gyms are closed and group classes are cancelled, but there are many ways you can stay active until things are back to normal. Join in with Bright Side

News: Wednesday, April 8

News: Wednesday, April 8

Covid-19 headlines for Wednesday, April 8, 2020: • Coronavirus swab-test site opens at Clipper Stadium: In separate statements, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital and UPMC said they will conduct testing at a tent erected in the stadium parking lot. Screening or a doctor’s order is required. (Source: Fox43) • Flags at half-staff: Gov. Tom Wolf

CDC health information

CDC health information

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a serious disease that primarily affects the lungs and is potentially fatal. The information below is from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Click the links for full details. It is intended as a general reference: Consult a medical professional for guidance on specific health concerns. Symptoms You may have coronavirus if

Resources for nonprofits

Resources for nonprofits

Links: Local • Lancaster Cares: Emergency fund for emerging critical needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. Lancaster Cares is a joint project of the Lancaster County United Way and the Lancaster County Community Foundation. • Coronavirus Response Center: Local information for individuals, community benefit organizations (CBOs) and business, plus links to the Lanco Cares fund.

Kevin Ressler

Together-ing with Kevin Ressler, President and CEO United Way of Lancaster County

In this episode of the Together-ing podcast, Kevin Ressler talks about the challenges of working at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Kevin is the President and CEO of United Way, Lancaster County PA and is working more than ever to bring help and resources to the residents of Lancaster County — from home. Like many,

News: Tuesday, April 7

News: Tuesday, April 7

Covid-19 headlines for Tuesday, April 7, 2020: • Day shelter opens: On Monday, a shelter for people experiencing homelessness opened at Crossroads Mennonite Church, 401 Church St., Lancaster. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, it can accommodate 20 people and was created through a partnership of the church, LanCo MyHome (the Lancaster County

News: Friday, April 3

News: Friday, April 3

Covid-19 headlines for Friday, April 3, 2020: • Peak still weeks away?: The coronavirus pandemic may not peak in Lancaster County until mid-May to mid-June, according to Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health officials. (Source: LNP) • We are social distancing: IT company Unacast gives Lancaster County an “A-minus” for social distancing, based on cell tower

Central PA Food Bank: New Food Distribution Center

Lancaster County Nonprofits Expanding to Help

Central PA Food Bank: New Food Distribution Center Local nonprofits are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. They are working tirelessly with health care institutions, government agencies and each otherto beat back the disease and ameliorate its impact on vulnerable individuals and communities.  LanCo MyHome “We’ve been really moving mountains,” said Jennifer Koppel,

Federal Coronavirus Assistance for Nonprofits

Federal Coronavirus Assistance for Nonprofits

Federal Coronavirus Assistance for Nonprofits For many nonprofits, the coronavirus pandemic has posed an unprecedented financial challenge. Even as we contend with the explosion of need in the communities we serve, many of us are seeing revenue sources dry up, leaving us caught in the middle.  The good news is that nonprofits are eligible for