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Nutrition and Hydration: Quick Facts for COVID-19 Patients Recovering at Home

In the US, only around 12% of those infected with COVID-19 will require hospitalization.1 The remaining 88% are people who will manage their illness and recover at home. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are fever, cough, and shortness of breath; these symptoms are usually accompanied by fatigue and loss of appetite.


Special Offer for District 1199C Members


Special offer for you!! BJ’s Membership for $30!!

“1199C Got You Covered”

Contact Secretary-Treasurer,Salima Pace at salimap@1199cnuhhce.org to receive your certificate.


UPDATE: District 1199C Union Hall Remain Closed Until June 4th

UPDATE 5/8/20:  District 1199C Union hall will remain closed until June 4th, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and amended Stay-At-Home order issued by Governor Wolf. 

Governor Wolf has extended his Stay-At-Home order for all non-life essential businesses/organizations. Therefore, District 1199C Union hall will remain closed until June 4th, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will reevaluate as necessary and post any planned changes to this date. Members concerns can be addressed by directly contacting their Organizer, leave a message on the main line @ (215)735-1300 or submit a member concern via the website contact form.


PA Department of Health Complaint Intake Process

The PA Department Of Health has established a process to file an official complaint regarding the operation of a licensed and regulated in-patient healthcare facilities, like nursing homes and hospitals, as well as out-patient healthcare facilities, like ambulatory surgical facilities and home health care agencies, to ensure they deliver safe health care to residents of Pennsylvania. The first step is to complete and submit an online form at Health.PA.gov.


Virtual Town Hall Tuesday April 14, 2020 – 6pm to 7pm

Join us for a Virtual Town Hall COVID-19 member experiences and questions. The town hall will be moderated by Chris Woods and  feature State Representatives & Councilmember Helen Gym who will be on hand to answer questions.

Facebook Live:

To submit questions or comments during the session
use ZOOM:


Free Food To Help Philadelphia Community

Jose Espinoza from EL SOL LATINO has published a list of Community sites that are providing free food in Philadelphia to provide relief for people who are struggling financially from the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. These sites have been set up in addition to the schools free meals program.

CDC Guideline for PPE Gear When Caring for Confirmed or Suspect COVID-19

Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when caring for patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. Guide to donning (putting on the gear) & doffing (taking off the gear) PPE.

5% OFF at ALL Brown’s ShopRite and Fresh Grocer Locations

All District 1199C members will receive a 5% discount on your order Every Thursday at participating ShopRite and The Fresh Grocer locations operated by our good friends, the Brown Family. Please see below for details and a list of locations.

Emergency Child Care Services in New Jersey

Please refer to the following table for a list of Emergency Child Care Centers in New Jersey.

AFSCME Issues A Resolution Regarding COVID-19 Crisis

FIGHTING FOR WORKING PEOPLE, THEIR FAMILIES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS. AFSCME represents 1.4 million members serving in hundreds of occupations across the 2 nation from nurses to corrections officers, childcare providers to sanitation workers—providing 3 the vital services in both the public and private sectors including non-profits that make America 4 happen.



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