Baby Formula Shortage F.A.Qs

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in stores. Current shortages have been largely caused by supply chain issues and the recent recall of several baby formula products over concerns about cronobacter contamination, in U.S. produced powder formulas, including Similac, Similac PM 60/40, Alimentum, and Elecare. The U.S.

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services May 19, 2022

Unsheltered Homelessness in Cincinnati

Most people who experience homelessness in Cincinnati are sheltered. But each year hundreds of neighbors experience unsheltered homelessness (or street homelessness) in our community. Unsheltered homelessness increased slightly in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, since 2013 street homelessness in Cincinnati is down by 39.5%. This type of homelessness

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness May 16, 2022

Help for Hamilton County Homelessness: 381-SAFE

Hamilton County Homelessness On The Rise Homelessness is a critical local issue. In 2021, 6,062 people in Hamilton County experienced homelessness, residing in an emergency shelter or sleeping in places not meant for human habitation. This includes 1,381 children under age 18. These numbers will likely increase as eviction moratoria and

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness May 3, 2022

Three New No-Cost COVID-19 Testing Sites

CINCINNATI, OH — As new COVID-19 cases are increasing again, Hamilton County Commissioners are announcing the launch of three new COVID-19 community testing sites. These new Test and Protect locations will provide COVID-19 testing for Hamilton County residents on a zero-out-of-pocket cost, walk-up basis. “COVID-19 is still with us, testing

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Shared by Hamilton County Public Health May 3, 2022

Map of Local Food Pantries

The Cincinnati Freestore compiles a list of local food pantries with addresses and contact information. This is a great resource if you know someone or a family in need of food assistance. It is also a great resource if you are financially able to support your local food pantry. You

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 4, 2022

Freestore Food Bank offers Vouchers to Cover Costs of Regaining Birth Certificates & IDs

To support employment, housing, enrollment in education and more, Freestore Foodbank’s Customer Connection Center located at 112 E. Liberty Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati offers vouchers for birth certificates and IDs. When families are faced with homelessness or a sudden crisis, often this basic documentation is lost, leaving families unable to

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 11, 2022