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  • Artists Team Up To “Vacúnate Fair Haven”

    Maria Osorio Maya crouched beside the bus stop, pressing her weight into it as she rolled out the sheets of white, blue and orange vinyl. Her hands became a ballet, working to smooth out any bubbles and keep the edges sharp and straight. Just feet away, Grand Avenue buzzed and honked with the clamor of a weekday afternoon.

    Source: Arts Council of Greater New Haven
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  • How to Ask Someone If They’re Vaccinated Against COVID-19

    Now that around 60% of adults in America have received at least one dose of the vaccine,1 more people are re-entering public spaces and doing activities that were previously limited. However, as you plan long-awaited gatherings and schedule important appointments, it’s crucial to talk about COVID-19 vaccination status with others. It may be a tricky topic for some, but it’s important to discuss prior to any scheduled meet-up. When asking about someone’s vaccination status, your approach will generally vary depending on who you’re talking to. Here’s how you can politely bring up the topic in a conversation.

    Source: Verywell Health
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  • Social Services Chief Details Covid-19 Support Plan For Neediest

    The city’s plans for protecting and supporting New Haveners most in need during the Covid-19 crisis involve not just moving homeless residents from shelters into hotel rooms, but also distributing food to the hungry, coordinating direct financial assistance for those suddenly without a paycheck, and making existing financial empowerment services accessible by phone to eliminate the need to meet up in person.

    Source: New Haven Independent
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  • CDC Grants Give YSPH Students Valuable Public Health Experience

    The Yale School of Public Health’s longstanding relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is providing students with valuable research and public health practice experience as they address chronic disease in New Haven and other Connecticut communities.

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  • Moms-to-be teach each other in monthly group prenatal visits

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — In a big room full of moms-to-be, pregnant women check each other’s blood pressure and weight, a nurse-midwife measures their growing bellies, and they all join a seated circle for two hours of candid talk about what to expect when you’re expecting.

    Source: Associated Press
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  • 1 In 8 Go Hungry In Hamden

    As paintings of famine-stricken mid-19th century Irishmen stared from the walls, politicians, hunger advocates, and community members gathered Thursday morning to deliver a message: hunger is not a distant problem but rather a harsh reality for many Hamden residents.

    Source: New Haven Independent
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