- NEWS JUST FOR YOU
- COVID-19 RESOURCES
- SCIENCE & EDUCATION
- WELLNESS & SAFETY
- MUTUAL AID
- LOOSE ENDS
Linked here is the January 8 edition of News Just For You
from the Community Life Foundation.
In this issue you’ll find:
- Information on the science behind the COVID vaccine
- A link to the new PhaseFinder tool that will help you know your place in the vaccine line
- A list of The New York Times Top 10 Books of 2020
- Two resources for free classes and seminars via phone or computer
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King County Health Department
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Community Life Foundation Flyer: Vaccine Timeline - PDF Link
Vaccination Phases Infographic - PDF Link
COVID-19 Vaccine Information from Washington DOH
>>> Timeline https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/VaccinationPhasesInfographic.pdf
>>> Find Your Phase http://FindYourPhaseWA.org
Washington State Department of Health
Receive notification when you are eligible for COVID vaccine.
After you answer some questions, the form tells you if you are eligible for a vaccine.
You can sign up to be notified when you become eligible.
Learn more: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/Vaccine
Shared with Wellness Committee
Add this to your calendar:
Weekly Arrowhead Zoom Gathering
Open to all residents
1st gathering is Wednesday January 13 at 2 PM
(Zoom invitations will be sent Tues Jan-12th)
1st discussion topic: How to stay active and engaged during COVID Quarantine
Future Topics will be determined by the group.
Added to online Calendar.
Silve Kite Google Meet Workshops
Spark Boxes https://www.silverkite.us/sparkboxes
Training Videos https://www.silverkite.us/training-videos
Record audio interview on phone or Zoom.
Submit it for The Gardens Gazette Newsletter.
I will edit it and share it on the website. - JW
King County Library System
Resources for Older Adults
Seattle healthcare worker-training startup NextStep raises $2.5M to fund continued growth
Prepare to work in nursing homes, home care, all long-term care settings:
Features state-approved CNA course content
Includes popular coronavirus expert Dr. Vin Gupta
National COVID-Ready Caregiver Certification Included
24/7 access on mobile phone, tablet, computer
Appropriate to prepare nurse aides under CMS Emergency COVID waiver (42 CFR 483.35(d))
Podcast | How Mount Rainier will tell us when it’s going to blow
By listening closely, scientists can tell us when to worry — but these mountain songs are more than just warning signs.
Season 1, Episode 1 / January 5, 2021
UW ACCESS Program
The ACCESS Program at the University of Washington allows Washington state residents aged 60 and older to audit one or two university courses per quarter on a space-available basis. The program is a great opportunity to take full advantage of the extraordinary resources of the campus, the outstanding faculty, and the diverse student population.
Winter 2021 ACCESS Registration
Online Registration Form Opens Friday, December 4
Registration Begins Wednesday, January 6
Registration Ends @ 5pm Wednesday, January 20
Payment Due Friday, January 22
University of Washington Academic Calendars
Post Alley Background Story
Find an AA Meeting Online
January 2021 SW Precinct Crime Prevention Newsletter
Jennifer Danner (she/her/hers) #8048
Crime Prevention Coordinator
SPD Southwest Precinct
PDF Link is the SW Precinct’s January 2020 crime prevention newsletter, focusing on auto theft and bicycle theft prevention.
Mutual Aid Movement
Seattle author says ‘mutual aid’ will be crucial in 2021 and beyond
In a new book, Seattle University’s Dean Spade highlights how the organizing and survival tactic could be vital for future disasters.
TOOLKIT: Mutual Aid 101
This toolkit includes step by step instructions for how you can build your own mutual aid network while staying safe from the spread of COVID-19. You can start by posting on social media: “I’m going to support my neighbors through COVID-19. Ocasiocortez.com/we-got-our-block #WeGotOurBlock” and keep us updated on your mutual aid work through #WeGotOurBlock.
Download a printable copy of this toolkit here. See resources at end.
Download printable #WeGotOurBlock signs for your windows/door here.
A Mutual Aid Explainer (Warning: Strong language)
Pod Mapping for Mutual Aid
A small zine of compiled resources on: FORFOOD & SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief
COVID-19 Mutual Aid Resources
Big Door Brigade: What is Mutual Aid?
Dean Spade: Leadership and Organization
Dean Spade: Solidarity Not Charity - Mutual Aid for Mobilization and Survival
Example: Rogers Park Community Response Team
- I exhale weakness and inhale confidence.
- I am sexy and people want to be around me.
- My path to success is inevitable.
- I focus on what I can control.
- I organize my socks.
- I put the cap back on the toothpaste
- I chew before swallowing