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Atlanta PD Zone 1 Shot Reporter

Screen shot of the Atlanta Zone 1 Shot Reporter

Center Hill Neighborhood Association has created a resource to help make our community safer. The APD Zone 1 Shot Reporter is a quick survey you can complete when you hear gunshots fired in our neighborhood.

You can find the form here: https://forms.gle/x5qCrdxFcVhKFgDz9

For quick access, you can add the form to your phone home screen

Android

  1. Launch “Chrome” app.
  2. Open the website or web page you want to pin to your home screen.
  3. Tap the menu icon (3 dots in upper right-hand corner) and tap Add to home screen.
  4. You’ll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then Chrome will add it to your home screen.

iPad or iPhone

  1. Launch “Safari” app.  This does not work from the “Chrome” app.
  2. Enter into the address field the URL of the website you want to create a shortcut to. Tap “Go.”
  3. Tap the icon featuring a right-pointing arrow coming out of a box along the top of the Safari window to open a drop-down menu.
  4. Tap “Add to Home Screen.” The Add to Home dialog box will appear, with the icon that will be used for this website on the left side of the dialog box.
  5. Enter the name for the shortcut using the on-screen keyboard and tap “Add.” Safari will close automatically and you will be taken to where the icon is located on your iPad’s desktop.

2020 General Election Information

CALLING ALL VOTERS!!
The Official National Election Day for the President of the United States and Congress made up of the  United States Senate and House of Representatives is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
This is also the date of election of State Senators and Representatives.

Before we get to November, we have some major dates to observe and actions to complete.
September 29, First Presidential Debate
October 5 is the Last Day to Register to Vote.  Georgia offers on-line voter registration at registertovote.sos.ga.gov

October 7,  Voice Presidential Debate
October 11- Early Voting begins
October 24- Saturday Early Voting in all Counties
October 30- Deadline for Returning Absentee Ballots
October 30- Last Day of Early Voting

Poll Workers are needed and training will be made available to all agreeing to serve. Check with the Fulton County Elections Office at 404-612-4000. 
Other activities include the following:
Check Your Voter Registration Status at:   www.mvp.sos.ga.gov       OR           Vote.org

Research candidates on your sample ballot at vote411.org
Check to make sure that each of your family members and friends who is eligible to vote 

  • is registered to vote
  • knows how s/he will vote: Early,  Absentee Ballot, or In Person on Election Day
  •  have requested, received and returned his or her absentee ballot

Encourage all who you know to VOTE EARLY!!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The  nation is responding to an outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.  Everyone is encouraged to practice safe healthy habits. Face mask or a covering for the mouth is now encouraged for everyone out in public, especially if unable to maintain safe distances of 6 feet or more. Additional practices include the following: 

  • washing hands frequently for 20 seconds
  • using a 60% alcohol based hand sanitizer when hand washing is not  possible, 
  • covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze
  • cleaning surfaces that you touch frequently and 
  • practicing social distancing when possible by remaining six feet away from individuals. 

Please stay at home if ill and seek appropriate medical care when necessary.

For up to date information, please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the  Georgia Department of Public Health 

Atlanta Community Food Bank Helping During COVID-19

Atlanta Community Food Bank Logo

With the additional challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak, Atlanta Community Food Bank is actively adapting to continue keeping meals on the tables of seniors, children and families across Atlanta.

If you are in need of food assistance, you can visit their COVID-19 Help Map to find a food distribution point near you: https://www.acfb.org/covid-19-help-map

If you are a resident to Center Hill, these local locations are listed as distribution points as of this writing.

Don’t forget, ACFB is accepting monetary and food donations. Donate Here

Please contact the agency by phone for hours and operational details prior to arriving.

Sunshine Community Brotherhood Foundation-Atlanta – Food Bank Partner Agencies open to the public
2283 Baker Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-564-1466

Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church – Food Bank Partner Agencies open to the public
291 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-799-7288

Collins Memorial UMC – Food Bank Partner Agencies open to the public
2220 Bolton Road
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-794-5842

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church – Food Bank Partner Agencies open to the public
200 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-753-6172

Douglass High School – School Pantry
225 Hamilton E. Holmes Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Grocery pick-up available on Fridays for students within Atlanta Public Schools School District.

Kipp Ways Summer Program – GA DECAL Meal Site
840 Carter Street
Atlanta, GA 30314
Kipp Ways Summer Program is serving meals Monday – Friday for children 18 and younger during the following times:
Lunch 12 pm – 2 pm
PM Snack 12 pm – 2 pm

For more information, you can text FINDFOOD to 888-972-2232 to locate food distributors in your area.