Residents of Ravenswood and beyond: Stay informed on the pandemic and make sure to do your part. The relevant authorities are working hard to keep atop an evolving situation. Here are some resources.
47th Ward Alderman Matt Martin’s office is providing vital information about updates on the COVID-19 crisis. Sign up for his e-mail newsletter here.
Here is the City of Chicago’s page on COVID-19. Visit it now.
You can sign up to receive regular update from the Chicago Department of Health right here.
The State of Illinois also has created a key resource page.
Here is the main page on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which includes extensive resources about preventing the spread and much more. Visit it now.
COMMUNITY GROUP BOARDS
In terms of staying in touch with neighbors and reaching out in case you need help, please consider joining one of the local Facebook groups. There are regular asks and offers for help.
In collaboration with the City of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust and United Way of Metro Chicago launched the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to unite the funds raised by Chicago’s philanthropies, corporations and individuals to be disbursed to nonprofit organizations across the region. Find out how to get involved.
City of Chicago Emergency Rental Assistance program. Learn about eligibility and application.