Posts tagged with COVID-19 Archives - Front Porch

Community member launches “How to Wear a Mask” project

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, community member Lexi Potter noticed that many people seemed confused about the proper way to wear a mask. She started her How to Wear a Mask project with the goal of creating informative posters to help people understand how to effectively wear masks to protect their… [ Keep reading ]

Adjustments to our 2020 budget

Over the past few months, we have all been enduring unprecedented change that is fundamentally altering our City. In response to COVID-19, all City of Seattle departments, including Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, have shifted our work and efforts to support our communities during this crisis. And, we will continue to adapt… [ Keep reading ]

Free COVID-19 testing now offered at two drive-up sites across Seattle

The City of Seattle, King County, and UW Medicine are now offering free COVID-19 testing at two drive-up sites across Seattle. If you live, work, or regularly visit Seattle​, and you are experiencing a symptom(s) of COVID-19 ​and/or​ you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19​ within the past 14 days,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Launches Seattle Together Initiative

The City of Seattle is launching the Seattle Together initiative, which is designed to celebrate ideas, share resources and events, and connect community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Together initiative asks community members to amplify stories of good work and resiliency by residents, elevate resources and share best practices,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle is No Place for Hate

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Seattle is experiencing one of the most consequential events in our City’s history: the COVID-19 pandemic. Our community has been resilient and dedicated. We are looking out for one another and working together to flatten the curve and protect our most vulnerable communities and those on the frontlines of this… [ Keep reading ]

City Council legislates temporary changes to City’s Historic Preservation Program due to impacts of COVID-19

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), along with all City departments, have shifted and refocused our efforts… [ Keep reading ]

Recent Council legislation makes temporary process changes to Major Institutions and Schools

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. But our job, as the City, is to take care of our community. In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of… [ Keep reading ]

City partners with U.S. National Guard to support food banks during COVID-19

If you have seen people in military uniforms about town this past week, it may be the U.S. National Guard. And they are here to help our food banks! In recent weeks, 252 members of the U.S. National Guard have been working in food distribution centers, serving food, and supporting… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for a community conversation focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle’s African American Community

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Updated May 26, 2020 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, in partnership withCentral District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,Northwest African American Museum, andNew Hope Missionary Baptist Church, invites you to join us for a virtual community conversation focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle’s African American… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbor Day encourages random acts of kindness

If there’s one thing we could all use right now it’s more kindness and camaraderie. This COVID-19 crisis has shaken us all – pushing us into places of fear and isolation. And, as with most crises, it has disproportionately impacted the most vulnerable among us – straining our social systems… [ Keep reading ]