Keep a Safe Social Distance -- Get Your Food To Go!
Despite Pennsylvania’s statewide shutdown of non-essential businesses and government offices, restaurants are currently allowed to remain open for takeout and delivery only.
Many Local Businesses are Offering Discounted Gift Cards, Online Orders and Curbside Pickup. Check Their Websites and Social Media To See How You Can Support Them During This Time.
If you have a current listing, please remember to update your website and also share with us and on social to tell our community about what you are doing and how they can support.
Access your local media here to also get the latest updates and resources for your area.
Free Community Meditation
Clear your head with beginner-friendly yoga and meditation classes from studio BE, a locally based mindfulness training group. Tune in on Facebook Live for Mindfulness Meditation on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. and Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation on Mondays at 7 p.m. Classes continue until April 27.
Call For Emergency Volunteers & Staff
Meals on Wheels of Northeast PA is seeking volunteers and support staff to assist through this current public health crisis. Dedicated support is needed to ensure Meals on Wheels can continue to provide its vital services of providing over a thousand meals a day to those must in need in our community.
School District Lunch Programs
Meal programs for Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming County.
NEPA Alliance COVID-19 Response
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance has developed a COVID-19 real time Dashboard featuring confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in the NEPA region. This map layer is created and maintained by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at the Johns Hopkins University. The data is updated hourly with total cases, number of counties with cases, and number of deaths by county.
Keystone College Professional Development Institute
The Keystone College Professional Development Institute serves as a community resource with its readily available and highly relevant online courses and certificates for both individuals and organizations. As a free resource, they are offering three courses at no charge. They have a selection of courses and certificates with an associated fee that have been specifically selected for this difficult time.
2020 Census Matters More Than Ever
Completing your 2020 United States Census is now more important than ever for the future of Northeast Pennsylvania. In general, the Census helps determine the amount of federal funding our local municipalities and the County receive, which while always crucial will play an even larger role now as the area recovers from the COVID-19 crisis gripping the nation.
Geisinger Donation Update
Geisinger Health System would like to remind any individuals, groups or organizations that would like to make charitable donations in this time of need to please schedule those donations through the donation website, Geisinger.org/fightcovid, or by calling 800-739-6882.
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Program
Fully recovered COVID-19 patients may be eligible to help those currently sick.
Donations Needed for the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
The Luzerne Foundation, along with other philanthropic individuals and business institutions dedicated to improving quality of life across northeastern Pennsylvania, have come together to create the Luzerne County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. This Fund is a coordinated effort to lessen the damaging effects of the COVID-19 virus on local residents, especially the most vulnerable.
Convalescent Plasma Program
Geisinger recruiting COVID-19 survivors for their unique antibodies
If you’ve had COVID-19 and recovered, you have a special gift you can give someone else who’s sick. You can donate your blood plasma, which has unique antibodies that may help to fight the illness.
To find out if you’re eligible to donate, call your doctor or message them through myGeisinger and complete the attestation form.
Submit Ways in Which our Community is Coming Together to Help Those In Need, and to Encourage Positivity and Kindness