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2019/20 Prevention Resource Guide

Bonnie Berman ·
Download your free copy of the 2019/2020 Prevention Resource Guide today! Find strategies to strengthen families by promoting key protective factors that prevent child abuse and neglect. Use the guide year-round and share it with schools, after-school programs, community and sports centers, tutoring programs, and with anyone who works with children and youth. Here's what's inside: Examples of protective factors that strengthen families and prevent child maltreatment State examples of...
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2019 Prevention Resource Guide from Children's Bureau

Bonnie Berman ·
The 2019 Prevention Resource Guide is designed to help individuals and organizations in every community strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect. This year's theme, "Strong and Thriving Families," aligns with the 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. The Resource Guide focuses on protective factors that build on family strengths to foster healthy child and youth development. It can be used along with the Protective Factors in Practice scenarios and the activity...
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Child Care Crisis Disproportionately Affects Children with Disabilities

Bonnie Berman ·
A new report from the Center for American Progress found that parents of young children with disabilities are more likely to face job disruptions due to child care challenges. The report explores how the lack of affordable, high-quality child care options disproportionately affects these families and policy solutions for addressing these barriers. https://www.americanprogress. org/issues/early-childhood/ reports/2020/01/29/479802/ child-care-crisis- disproportionately-affects- ...
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Child Safety Fair and Resource Family Recruitment

Bonnie Berman ·
Child Safety Fair and Resource Family Recruitment hosted by HHSA Child, Youth and Family Branch WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 23rd TIME: 5:30-7:00 pm LOCATION: 137 N. Cottonwood in Woodland. If you are interested in learning more about fostering Yolo youth, we invite you to attend. If you have questions, please contact Renee Hemsley at renee@hopes-anchor-inc.org .
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Childhood Poverty Series from KQED News

Lori Turk ·
Dear Kidsdata Community, A new series from National Public Radio affiliate, KQED News, examines the role of public policy in addressing poverty among California’s children and their families. Kidsdata, in partnership with the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), took a new look at poverty data and provided them for several articles. The articles delve into poverty among infants under three years old and focus on Merced County, an area of particular concern but also great potential. In...
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COVID-19: Free Online Self-Help Mental Health Resources

Daren Casagrande ·
Hello All, I avoided it for a long time, but I made a Facebook page for my counseling office (Clarity Counseling) to better send support and resources to my clients and the broader community during a time that is an impactful on people's mental health as it potentially is on their physical health! My office Facebook page will be posting resources and videos for coping with anxiety, panic, loneliness, sadness or depressive symptoms. We will also be doing some Facebook Live events (such as...
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COVID-19 INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS TO SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached please find some infographics for Stay at Home guidelines in English, Spanish, and Russian that First 5 Yolo developed this in coordination with County of Yolo. Please share widely! COVID-19 informational handouts in 24 languages (created by the Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa): https://www. refugeeallianceofcentraliowa. org/covid19-information? fbclid=IwAR1rplWNAnT2- 6LcRM0e0oCNWTn63q-qR6aA_ 9wXJD2IqolHwiCtjoHXiyE
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COVID-19 RESOURCES

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County COVID-19 web page: https://www.yolocounty. org/health-human-services/ adults/communicable-disease- investigation-and-control/ novel-coronavirus-2019 California Department of Public Health Website provides daily updates and further instructions regarding the ongoing response to the disease: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/ Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/ Immunization/ncov2019.aspx Center for Disease Control’s Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Website provides a comprehensive overview of the...
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COVID-19 RESOURCES: Flyers for clients and WHO advice on handling mental health

Bonnie Berman ·
Flyers for clients: I have the attached the info graphics that are being shared; please share with your clients. They are in English, Spanish and Russian. Article: WHO gives advice on handling mental health toll from the coronavirus https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/10/who-gives-advice-on-handling-mental-health-toll-caused-by-coronavirus.html Yolo COVID-19 website: https://www. yolocounty.org/health-human- services/adults/communicable- disease-investigation-and- control/novel-coronavirus-2019
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COVID-19 resources for Families/Clients

Bonnie Berman ·
COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families from Generations United Find lots of great resources for grandparents and kinship care families in the attached document. Futures without Violence: Tip sheet for Family and Friends of Families Experiencing Violence at Home Attached please find 8 different ways to help children and adults living with violence. Renter protection videos from Legal Services of Northern CA (LSNC) LSNC staff created these accessible videos hoping...
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COVID-19 Resources from California AfterSchool Network (CAN)

Bonnie Berman ·
The CA AfterSchool Network site has some very useful resources (listed on the left side of the page). They include; Equity, Caring for your Mental Health, Food Security, Resources for Parents/Caregivers, Resources for Educators & Staff, Going Virtual, and Policy and Legislation Updates https://www. afterschoolnetwork.org/covid- 19
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COVID-19 YOLO COUNTY RESOURCES

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo Coronavirus web page : Please check for updates and important public health information, including guidelines for face coverings and masks. Yolo County Dashboard and Documents Coronavirus Youtube video explains the virus and what people can do to prevent its spread in Yolo County.
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CREO workshop for Latino/Hispanic individuals and families in Yolo County

Bonnie Berman ·
The Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) program cordially invites you to our workshop (plática) this Friday, January 17 th . at 5:00 pm . in CommuniCare Hansen Clinic in Woodland . The Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) program provides outreach and health engagement services to Latino/Hispanic individuals and families residing in Yolo County. Their services cover primary care, mental health, case management, advocacy, and educational talks. Please forward...
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CYW releases "Children Can Thrive: A Vision for California's Response to ACEs"

The  Center for Youth Wellness  released a new report “Children Can Thrive: A Vision for California’s Response to ACEs”.     This report is a follow up to last November’s Children Can Thrive Summit.  ...
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Activity Calendars for Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month

Bonnie Berman ·
The Children's Bureau has created activity calendars that parents, programs, and community partners can use to participate in National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. Discover ways to plan and engage with families through events related to the protective factors into Child Abuse Prevention Month activities. Calendars are available in English and Spanish. https://www.childwelfare.gov/t opics/preventing/preventionmon th/spread-the-word/activity-calendars/ Other resources for National...
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West Sac Back to School Health Fair - Aug 1st

Bonnie Berman ·
If you have West Sacramento clients, please share the attached flyer about the YCCA Back to School Health Fair on 8/1 from 4-7pm at the YCCA Family Resource Center. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES from WIC

Bonnie Berman ·
The WIC Program is working to serve all our clients. WIC staff is conducting appointments by phone. We want to ensure that all clients receive their benefits. For breastfeeding help they can call the Breastfeeding Warm Line at 1-800-663-8685 and leave a message. They can email me directly if have questions or need help. If you are interested in getting an extensive list of breastfeeding resources and links, please contact Lizeth Betancourt at lizeth.betancourt@ yolocounty.org .
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Building Community Resilience, Volume II

Bonnie Berman ·
Building Community Resilience, Volume II: State of Readiness: System and Provider Abilities to Respond This second volume in the Strategies 2.0 toolkit series describes the organizational capacity needed for a shared approach to building community resilience within an organization or network. The tools in this volume will assist organizations to: Build a logic model to focus the work Assess their level of readiness to implement BCR efforts Identify the steps needed to increase readiness for...
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Empower Yolo's Services Guide (for Providers)

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached please find Empower Yolo's Services Guide (with walk-in versus appointment only services). Please share with any professionals who may want to refer clients to Empower Yolo, but please do not hand it out to clients . It was intended for professionals to use as a guide.
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Family Resource Centers (FRCs): America's Best Kept-Secret

Bonnie Berman ·
New mini-video: The National Family Support Network was selected by Promise Venture Studio to work with a professional team to develop this new 3 min video that explains Family Resource Centers in a nutshell. The video had its debut recently as part of an online Show+Tell event for funders and investors, Supporting Parents in the Earliest Years, "showcasing the most promising innovations in early childhood development with the potential for scaled impact for children facing the greatest...
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Family Resource Events: Teen & Parent Cafe; Preparing for your IEP

Bonnie Berman ·
WarmLine Family Resource Center introduces two exciting events: Teen Talk & Parent Cafe Saturday, April 13th in Sacramento Preparing for your IEP Meeting Tuesday, April 23rd in Davis Please see the attached flyers for more information about Warmline's upcoming special education workshop being offered in Yolo County and their Teen Talk & Parent Cafe. If you have questions, please contact Brandy Tuzon Boyd at 916-455-9500 or Brandy@warmlinefrc.org
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Five Facts About Motivation That Are Often Misunderstood

Bonnie Berman ·
Five Facts About Motivation That Are Often Misunderstood from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child Motivation is a popular topic in early childhood development. Parents want to motivate their children to reach developmental milestones. Teachers want to motivate their students to be more productive. Program leaders want to motivate participants to remain engaged with their program. With the strong desire to understand and promote motivation, there are often misconceptions about this...
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FREE COVID-19 TRAINING RESOURCE: Preparing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Influenza: Free Online Training & Resources from Relias

Bonnie Berman ·
Relias is offering free, unlimited access to relevant resources to help healthcare professionals and individuals prepare and prevent the spread of infection. https://www.relias.com/topic/ coronavirus
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YOLO COVID-19 Information from Yolo Health and Human Services

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County extends Shelter-in-Place to May 1st. Please see www.yolocounty.org/ coronavirus for more information. For the new COVID-19 dashboard visit: www.yolocounty.org/ coronavirus-dashboard For information about COVID-19 in Yolo County, visit: www.yolocounty.org/coronavirus For guidance regarding the shelter in place order, visit: www.yolocounty.org/ coronavirus/shelter-inplace Residents can also call Yolo 2-1-1 for resource information. For additional updates follow Yolo County on...
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YOLO MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached please find two documents with the following information. Please share widely! Yolo County Children’s Mental Health Services are available during COVID-19 Pandemic: 24/7 ACCESS LINE: (888) 965-6647 COVID-19 Resources for Coping with Mental Health: Includes resources for families, parents & caregivers; online or phone supports; emotional support and wellness; and mindfulness meditation and yoga.
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YOLO ORGANIZATION: The Culture C.O.-O.P.

Bonnie Berman ·
The Culture C.O.-O.P. promotes understanding and respect for equity/diversity, cultural competency, literacy and a quality education for all. It offers keynotes, services, special events, seminars, and workshops. Please see the attached flyers for more information about The Culture C.O.-O.P. or visit http://www.cultureco-op. com/ .
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Yolo Welltopia: A Novel Health Website Promoting Local, Free or Low Cost Credible Resources

Rachel Robins ·
Welltopia ( www.MyWelltopia.com ), a partnership between the California Department of Health Care Services and the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement has exciting news for Yolo County! A brand new localized site, Yolo Welltopia ( www.MyWelltopia.com/Yolo ) is here, thanks to a partnership with ACEs Connection Network, Yolo Resilience Network, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency, and Yolo County 2-1-1. The purpose of the collaboration is to leverage state and local...
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Your Help is Needed with the 2020 Census!

Bonnie Berman ·
Please help make sure that as many Yolo County residents as possible complete the 2020 Census this April. Federal funding supports so many local programs and services for children, adults, seniors, and families based on the Census count. In the past, Yolo County has received about $60 million dollars of federal funding that is directly tied to data from the Census. Please help encourage people to complete the Census by explaining its importance and dispelling myths and concerns. Yolo County...
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Navigator Training Academy!

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Strategies 2.0 free trainings (including NEW topics)

Bonnie Berman ·
Remember to visit http://strategiesca.org/services/trainings/ to find out about FREE trainings from Strategies 2.0. They have recently added trainings on the following topics: Home Visiting Partnering with Families: Comprehensive Case Management 101 Partnering with Families: Comprehensive Case Management 201 Family Resource Centers: Vehicles for Change Protective Factors: Deeper Dives To read the full descriptions and request or enroll for a training, visit ...
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Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News Events

Bonnie Berman ·
After any disaster, parents and other adults struggle with what they should say and share with children and what not to say or share with them. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourages parents, teachers, child care providers, and others who work closely with children to filter information about the crisis and present it in a way that their child can accommodate, adjust to, and cope with. ...
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Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News Events

Bonnie Berman ·
The American Academy of Pediatrics shares guidance on how to talk with children about tragedies, crises, and other disturbing news events, based on each child’s age and development. It includes that signs that a child is not coping well with distress. https://www.healthychildren. org/English/family-life/Media/ Pages/Talking-To-Children- About-Tragedies-and-Other- News-Events.aspx
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Teen Mental Health: Supporting Schools and Expanding Resources on 2/24

Bonnie Berman ·
Webinar: Noon-1:30pm, February 24, 2020 Rates of mental illness and suicide have risen markedly among teens in recent years, as has substance use. Given the importance of early screening and access to resources, leaders are working with schools and taking new approaches to get teens help when they need it most. This webinar will explore: Cross-sector strategies to prevent teen substance use and suicide The role of school-based health services in providing behavioral health care A program...
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Teen summer program in Knights Landing

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us for Summer Days! Loads of fun activities for teens. Sponsored by Empower Yolo. Monday-Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm Knights Landing Resource Center 9544 Mill St, Knights Landing , CA 95645 For more information, Contact Gabi at (530) 324 - 6622 and see the attached flyer for hints at the fun planned for this summer!
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Tip Sheet: Help Kids Identify and Report Child Abuse and Neglect

Bonnie Berman ·
New Kid-Friendly Tip Sheet Now Available from Child Welfare Information Gateway Many children and youth may not know what to do if they or a friend are being abused or neglected. This new tip sheet< https://lists.icfwebserv ices.com/t/420738/3948237/ 44276/2/ > helps kids recognize and respond to the signs of child abuse and neglect. How You Can Help Someone Who Is Being Abused or Neglected< https://lists.icfweb services.com/t/420738/3948237/ 44276/4/ > provides age-appropriate...
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Tip sheets on supporting children with an incarcerated parent

Bonnie Berman ·
Two new tip sheets produced by the National Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center in cooperation with the National Resource Center for Children and Families of the Incarcerated provide strategies for maintaining the bond between children and an incarcerated parent. Supporting Relationships Between Children and Their Incarcerated Parents Children who experience the incarceration of a parent, may experience trauma comparable to the loss of a parent...
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Tools on Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development: A Protective Factor

Bonnie Berman ·
Action Brief on Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development: A Protective Factor Enhanced knowledge of parenting strategies and child development is especially important as a protective factor against child abuse and neglect. Understanding what children can and cannot reasonably do at various developmental stages, and being able to effectively respond to and guide appropriate behavior, can decrease the likelihood of unrealistic expectations and frustration and reduce child maltreatment...
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Top parenting resources from psychologists

Bonnie Berman ·
These scientifically supported sites, programs and books are among psychology’s best for helping parents raise their kids. To view these recommendations from the American Psychological Association, please visit https://www.apa.org/ monitor/2018/04/parenting- resources
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TRAINING MATERIALS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATORS

See link below for tools for educators including online training simulations to learn how to recognize signs of distress and connect those in need to support services.  This site is freely accessible through June 30th so try to log in and review...
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Free summer program for youth at West Sacramento Family Resource Center

Bonnie Berman ·
Fun in the Sun program allows children ages 7 to 15 to get outside, meet people, learn new skills, eat snacks and try new activities. Join us! Every Wednesday 9:00am-1:00pm JUNE 27th - AUGUST 2nd (We will take a break 7/4) West Sacramento Family Resource Center 637 Todhunter Ave. Portable 21B West Sacramento CA 95605 TO SIGN UP CALL (916) 572-0560. It's FREE Presented by Yolo County Children's Alliance See the attached flyer for more details.
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Great parenting resource for Strengthening Families 5 Protective Factors

Bonnie Berman ·
Here is a great website from the Five for Families public awareness campaign that explains the Strengthening Families 5 Protective Factors to parents. It has parent-friendly language, videos, questions to consider, and parenting ideas. https://fiveforfamilies.org/
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Health Outcomes of Positive Experiences (HOPE) learning community website

Bonnie Berman ·
HOPE – Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences – is a new way of seeing and talking about experiences that support children’s growth and development into healthy, resilient adults. We now know that that even in the face of adversity, key positive experiences help us heal. Although the effects of trauma can be serious, many adults have overcome their own trauma and now lead healthy, productive lives as a result of those positive experiences. A new website from Tufts University is the home...
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How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment

Bonnie Berman ·
There are ways you can help if you suspect or know that a child is being abused or neglected. If you or someone else is in immediate and serious danger, you should call 911. National and local resources are available to provide assistance and information about reporting suspected maltreatment. For more information, please visit this link from Child Welfare Information Gateway. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/reporting/how/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
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More COVID-19 related resources for parents and educators

Bonnie Berman ·
Woodland Dignity Health has put together a guide for parents entitled “Emotional Health Survival Kit.” Please share the attachment with parents! Education resources, including mental health, for kids, families during coronavirus pandemic from ACEs Connection: https://www.acesconnection.com/g/yolo-county-ca-aces/blog/education-resources-including-mental-health-for-kids-families-during-coronavirus-pandemic The Creative Mom’s Guide to Learning at Home from ADDITUDE:...
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More COVID-19 resources

Bonnie Berman ·
Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus from NPR modified for Scarlett Middle School: https://www.youtube. com/watch?v=x2EiBzCnn8U& feature=youtu.be Love in the time of Coronavirus: HOPE-informed thoughts for parents: https://www. acesconnection.com/blog/love- in-the-time-of-coronavirus- hope-informed-thoughts-for- parents Latest guidance from Gov Newsom on COVID-19 and how the ACEsConnection community will be handling COVID-19: https://www. acesconnection.com/g/...
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More COVID-19 RESOURCES for parents and caregivers

Bonnie Berman ·
Coronavirus Resources & Tips for Parents, Children & Others from Prevent Child Abuse America: https:// preventchildabuse.org/ coronavirus-resources/ 10 Nature Activities to Help Get Your Family Through the Coronavirus Pandemic: https://www.childrenandnature. org/2020/03/16/10-nature- activities-to-help-get-your- family-through-the-pandemic/? mc_cid=831655f09b&mc_eid= ae5adcd85e How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family: Here are three ways to cope if your kid's school...
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National Child Abuse Prevention Month website

Bonnie Berman ·
The National Child Abuse Prevention Month (NCAPM) website is now live! Check it out and get started planning your April activities. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/
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Need housing? 2-day RENT READY! classes by YCH

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Housing is offering new 2-day class called Rent Ready! Finding housing can be challenging. Partner with YCH in the interactive Rent Ready course, where we explore the tools and tactics needed to secure and maintain affordable housing. There are 3 sessions available this summer. See the attached flyer for information about class content and how to register. Please share! Questions, please contact Isaac Blackstock at iblackstock@ych.ca.gov .
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New Covid-19 Yolo Community Resource on Facebook

Bonnie Berman ·
This is a new facebook community designed as a resource to the greater Yolo community and especially the most vulnerable. Accessibly to resources, child care help, helping our local businesses stay afloat, getting folks tested, running errands for older/compromised folks. We need to stay safe, healthy and strong and to do this we need people to care about other People. https://www.facebook.com/ groups/YoloCommunityResponse/ members/
 
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