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Fire Safety & Preparedness
As we enter another fire season and with several fires in the region, please remember to take some basic steps to be ready for fire and evacuation, particularly to have a "go-bag" packed, with needed medications, food, water, flashlight, batteries, important documents, a change of clothes, and other essential items -- see https://www.readyforwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/get-set/emergency-supply-kit/
Another great Checklist:
And as a reminder: To sign up for alerts from public safety agencies, you can register to receive them by text or email at https://local.nixle.com/register/
Driver's License Extension for Senior Drivers
DMV gives 1 year extension to senior drivers with expiring license.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where can I find food assistance?
Marin County has several Pop-Up Pantry locations you can drive up and receive a box. No registration or ID required. www.sfmfoodbank.org/find-food/
555 Northgate Dr Suite 105, San Rafael, 94903
200 Phillips Dr, Marin City, 94965
1 Lagunitas School Rd, San Geronimo, 94963
700 Miller Ave, Mill Valley, 94941
2550 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, 94901
I need help with shopping. Who can I contact?
Our Deacon's have a list of individuals who can safely assist you in fulfilling your shopping list. Please contact your Deacon, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I find a complete list of all resources available in Marin County?
A complete guide to all the resources in Marin can be found here.
What are the current health orders?
The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers have extended "Shelter-at-Home" orders. Some restrictions are eased and new tools to strengthen containment of COVID-19 have been put in place. Social distancng, wearing a face covering and washing of hands are still the best interventions.
Are meetings at the church happening?
As of late March 2020, the Session voted to suspend all in-person meetings to align with the Marin County Shelter in Place order. This includes church specific meetings as well as community use, such as AA meetings, music classes and more.
I need assistance with my housing. (Rent, utilities, etc.)
There is a ban on evictions through May 31, 2020. The Resolution requires renters and lease holders to notify their landlord within 30 days after the rent is due that they are unable to pay because of financial impacts related to COVID-19. Additionally, this Resolution provides a 90-day repayment period after the Resolution expires for repayment of any back rent.
I am feeling disconnected. Can someone call me?
It is vital that we stay connected during this time of staying home. Please call your Deacon and let them know you would appreciate a weekly check-in. Here are other resources, from a friendly voice to chat with, to Zoom groups where you can see a friendly face.
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