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Notations on Our World (Special Edition): On COVID & Ensuring Vaccine Confidence For the Homeless

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Ensuring Vaccine Confidence for People Experiencing Homelessness In light of the current pause of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the Alliance encourages all system leaders and providers to continue to prioritize people experiencing homelessness for vaccination.    During this time, it is important that communities work to ensure vaccine confidence. Maintaining communication with people experiencing homelessness is central to this effort.   To date, the adverse effects associated with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine have been severe but rare; six of the 7.5 million people who received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine have reported blood clots. Similar adverse effects have not been reported for the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines. The Alliance encourages communities to follow the following guidance provided by the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council: Vaccine planning in your community must continue even during the disruption caused by this pause; please continue to meet and

Notations From the Grid (Special Quarter-End Edition): A Public Service Announcement

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 We hereby present a Public Service Announcement as we urge all to adhere to these very critical messages for the sake of us all. We look forward to the privilege to serve in the new quarter.

Getting Better (Remastered 2009)

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Out & About re Natural Disasters....

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    "What Happens to Us?" Film Series Highlights Challenges Vulnerable Communities Face in Preparing for Natural Disasters Listos California's  short film series, "What Happens to Us?" details the unique challenges vulnerable communities face in responding to and preparing for natural disasters. They help us strengthen local relationships, promote empathy and build awareness and understanding   These films - and the conversations they inspire - provide a platform for Californians to communicate the barriers they face in getting prepared. The following films feature the voices of Californians.   As the work of Listos California and its partners continues to demonstrate, it is only after understanding these challenges that we can work together with local partners to overcome these obstacles and build more resilient communities. Voices of Native Americans in California: This new film being released today, created by artist, filmmaker and social entrepreneur  Michae

Notations From the Grid (Special W-End Edition): Public Service Advisory

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  Please be advised of this Public Service Advisory: Date Issued:   Wednesday, January 27, 2021 11:00 am ET View as PDF:    National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - January 27, 2021  (pdf, 1 page, 292.01KB) Summary The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin due to a heightened threat environment across the United States, which DHS believes will persist in the weeks following the successful Presidential Inauguration.  Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence. Duration Issued:   January 27, 2021 11:00 am Expires:   April 30, 2021 01:00 pm Details Throughout 2020, Domestic Violent Extremists (DVEs) targeted individuals with opposing views engaged in First Amendment-protected, non-

Notations On Our World (Special Edition): On the Virtual Prowl with the World Health Organization

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Quiz: What's your risk of getting COVID-19? Which behaviours can help keep you safe and which ones can put you and others at risk? Take this quiz to find out your level of risk. Emergency Committee on COVID-19 advises on variants, vaccines The EC met virtually to review the emerging variants of the virus that causes COVID-19, and to consider the potential use of vaccination and testing certificates for international travel. COVID-19 variants & children Are the symptoms of COVID-19 different in children? Do the new variants impact children differently? What can parents do to keep children safe from COVID-19. WHO's Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains in Science in 5. How contributions support WHO's work on COVID-19 Thanks to vital backing from many donors, WHO continues its work to provide assistance to countries all over the world. Here are some recent highlights. Responsible media reporting on COVID-19 vaccines Journalists play a vital role in informing the public on science