Black History Month Spotlight: An Enslaved African Introduced the Concept of Inoculation to America

According to a recent report by Governor DeWine, the African American population of Ohio is significantly underrepresented among those vaccinated. According to DeWine, statewide only 5% of those vaccinated are African American. Within Hamilton County this number is 11%, however this does not reflect countywide demographics where African Americans make

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 24, 2021

COVID-19 Resources & Vaccine Information

The City of Cincinnati has their own Health Department separate from the Hamilton County Health Department. Both receive guidance from the Ohio Board of Health, but have their own directors and implementation strategies. Links to register to get the COVID-19 vaccine have been included for both departments below.  Who is

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 19, 2021

Food Assistance Benefits at Findlay Market

The SNAP Plus/Produce Perks program at Findlay Market helps families afford more fresh fruits and vegetables and other healthy food typically found in the Findlay Farmers Market. Since 2007, low-income shoppers have been able to exchange their EBT dollars for one-dollar brass tokens that they can spend like cash in

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 19, 2021

New Pandemic-EBT Cards Should Be Received Soon. What is Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)?

Federal law allows States to implement a temporary program called Pandemic- Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), which provides eligible children with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) benefits. Preschool (Pre-K) through 12th grade students within eligible school buildings who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals through

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 16, 2021

Current METRO Service Detours & Delays

Detours and service changes are a normal part of any dynamic transit system. Metro uses the detours when construction, special events, traffic or inclement weather prevents us from following our regular route. To view current METRO Service Detours & Delays, visit h t t p s : / / metrocincinnati.blogspot.com

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Shared by Cincinnati Metro February 11, 2021

The Significance of Black History Month

This Month is Black History Month, which is officially recognized by the United States, Canada, the U.K., Ireland, and the Netherlands. Black History Month originated in the U.S., where it is also known as African-American History Month. The precursor to Black History Month was Black History Week which was first

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 10, 2021

METRO On Regular Schedule For MLK Day, JAN. 18

CINCINNATI – Metro buses and Access paratransit service for people with disabilities will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 18th. The Metro Sales Office and administrative offices will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, while the Customer Care Center will remain

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 15, 2021

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