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Seattle: Free Coronavirus Testing: North and in South Seattle

Free Coronavirus Testing

The City of Seattle is now offering free COVID-19 testing. As with all City services, we will not collect or ask immigration status and this test is available to everyone – with or without health insurance. There are two locations for walk-up or drive-thru testing in North Seattle – 12040 Aurora Avenue – and South Seattle at 3820 6th Ave S. An appointment is encouraged and you can schedule ahead online.

The City is continuing to work to make testing accessible in more neighborhoods and you can learn more about testing, testing sites, ADA accommodations, and more via Seattle/King County Public Health.
Adelante,

Council President M. Lorena González
Seattle City Council, Position 9 (Citywide)
Chair – Governance & Education
Vice-Chair – Public Safety & Human Services

Email: Lorena.Gonzalez@seattle.gov
Phone: (206) 684-8809

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These 5 mistakes could worsen the coronavirus outbreak

Every person can do their part to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, known as SARS-CoV-2. But, in times of uncertainty, it’s easy to make mistakes.

The biggest problem is if you spread the virus to other people, especially those with compromised immune systems. “If you are infected and come into contact with other people, you put those people at risk,” said Dr. Stanley Deresinski, a clinical professor of infectious diseases at Stanford Medicine. “That’s basically what it revolves around.”

Here are five blunders that could exacerbate the current outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19.

THESE 5 THINGS COULD MAKE CORONAVIRUS WORSE

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Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th

Seattle Parks and Recreation will be hosting our

Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th!!!

The job fair is for all LGBTQ Youth (ages 13-24) and Allies who want to find a job with LGBTQ-friendly employers like Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Molly Moon’s Ice Cream, Starbucks, Seattle Humane Society, Northwest Youth Corps, and many more!

What: Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th!!!
When: April 4th, 2020 from 1:00 – 3:00pm
Where: Miller Community Center,
Who: YOU! LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24 and allies! Bring your family and friends, too!

Join us for…
Free ice cream from Molly Moon’s (hurry before they run out!)
Free food from a local food truck (to be announced soon!)
Performances from local drag queen, Kylie Mooncakes!
Free and confidential HIV screening from Gay City!
Free LGBTQ Worker’s Rights workshop after the job fair from 3:00 – 4:30pm from LGBTQ Allyship!

Check out the flyer attached to this email! For more information and updates, RSVP to the event on Facebook!

Thank you! Hope to see you all on April 4th!

Youth Employment and Service Learning
Seattle Parks and Recreation
100 Dexter Ave N, Box #30
Seattle, WA 98109-5102
206-684-4575 Office
206-684-9274 Fax
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/teens/programs/teenjobs.htm

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Seattle police plans hiring campaign amid plan to beef up downtown presence

The Seattle Police Department plans to launch another recruiting campaign in the coming weeks amid a plan to ramp up their downtown presence after a shooting in downtown and several other high profile crimes.

Read more HERE

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CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND IN CONTINUING HIS LEGACY

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do… you have to keep moving forward.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We look forward to seeing you at the 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! The day will begin at 8:30 AM at Garfield High School with an Opportunity Fair and Workshops, developed to inspire us to affect change in ourselves and our community.

Our Rally Program starting at 11 AM, includes speakers, music, and dance that celebrates our unique diaspora of culture and community, and shines a light on the creativity of those living in our own backyard.

Our March to City Hall at 12:30, demands that our politicians and civic leaders use their 20/20 vision to see us and to make change in our city. Finally, we thank all who attended with a Community Meal, back at Garfield High School (buses back to Garfield will be available for all who attend the rally).

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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: MLK March Jewish Solidarity gathering. MONDAY Jan 20, 2020!!

MLK March Jewish Solidarity gathering. TOMORROW Monday, January 20!

Additional attendees are still welcome to RSVP here: http://bit.ly/jewishsolidarity2020.

Schedule of events:

12:10 PM – Meet at Garfield

12:30-1:00 PM – March from Garfield to City Hall

1:00-2:00 PM – Program at City Hall

The Facebook event can be found HERE.

This delegation is proudly co-sponsored by ADL’s Pacific Northwest Region and partners Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue, Congregation Kol Ami, Congregation Beth Shalom, the Faith Action Network, Herzl-Ner Tamid, the Holocaust Center for Humanity, JConnect Seattle, Jewish Family Service, Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, the Kavana Cooperative, the Stroum Jewish Community Center, Temple De Hirsch Sinai, and Temple B’nai Torah.

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WINTER SHELTERS: Contact and Locations Lists

UPDATE SHELTERS LIST IS RIGHT HERE

King County Emergency Family Shelter line — 206-245-1026
King County’s crisis line is: 866-427-4747.
Pierce County’s crisis line is 800-576-7764.
Snohomish County’s crisis line is 800-584-3578.

Homeless unpack to spend the night inside at the winter shelter at the armory in Sylmar. The winter shelter run by HOPE of the Valley will house 170 people at night through the winter. With cold weather hitting area early temporary shelters are already worried about running out of room. (Photo by David Crane/Los Angeles News Group)

Homeless shelters are a type of homeless service agency which provide temporary residence for homeless individuals and families. Shelters exist to provide residents with safety and protection from exposure to the weather while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact on the community. They are similar to, but distinguishable from, various types of emergency shelters, which are typically operated for specific circumstances and populations—fleeing natural disasters or abusive social circumstances. Extreme weather conditions create problems similar to disaster management scenarios, and are handled with warming centers, which typically operate for short durations during adverse weather.

BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 04: Gage, who is homeless, pauses outside of a coffee shop on the streets of Boston as snow falls from a massive winter storm on January 4, 2018 in Boston, United States. Schools and businesses throughout the Boston area are closed as the city is expecting over a foot of snow and blizzard like conditions throughout the day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A warming center is a short-term emergency shelter that operates when temperatures or a combination of precipitation, wind chill, wind and temperature become dangerously inclement. Their paramount purpose is the prevention of death and injury from exposure to the elements. This may include acute trauma from falling objects such as trees, or injury to extremities due to frostbite. A more prevalent emergency which warming centers seek to prevent is hypothermia, the risk for which is aggravated by factors such as age, alcohol consumption, and homelessness.

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De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis

Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with President Trump on Sunday for help with the burgeoning homeless situation wreaking havoc throughout the city.

Read more HERE

Also…

Trump slams New York City, California over ‘tremendous’ homeless crisis

“California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems,” he wrote.

“If their Governors can’t handle the situation, which they should be able to do very easily, they must call and ‘politely’ ask for help. Would be so easy with competence!”

Read more HERE

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President Trump: Signs executive order missing and murdered indigenous women.

Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order establishing a White House task force on missing and murdered indigenous women. Called Operation Lady Justice, it’s supposed to develop protocols that can be used in new and unsolved cases as well as create a team to review cold cases.

The decision comes just a few days after Attorney General William Barr announced similar efforts from the Justice Department to address the crisis, which includes ramping up investigations into missing persons and improving data collection and analysis.

Read more HERE

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If Cops Don’t Die From Incidental Fentanyl Exposure, then…..

If Cops Don’t Die From Incidental Fentanyl Exposure, a Drug Treatment Specialist Warns, They ‘Could Become Addicted to It Instantly’

The latest example is an incident in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, early last Friday morning, when three officers responded to a call about a man who had overdosed. WBRE, the NBC station in Wilkes-Barre, reports that “all three became ill and it could have been much worse.” After the officers “were exposed to the highly addictive and potentially deadly opioid fentanyl,” WBRE says, “one officer nearly overdosed,” while the other two felt unwell. Hazleton Police Chief Jerry Speziale explains the context:

My officer goes to pull him out, the first officer on scene. They hit him with Narcan [a.k.a. naloxone, an opioid antagonist],…Read more HERE