Serena joined Independence Now in June 2020 to provide dedicated support to our consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has been working diligently to organize virtual events, collect and distribute vital information, and coordinate critical resources for our most vulnerable consumers. If you or someone you know is seeking resources during the pandemic, please call Serena 240-898-2181 or send an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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From May 28, 2020, Amazon, Shoprite, and Walmart have been accepting SNAP EBT payments for online orders (excluding delivery fees). View additional information here: https://dhs.maryland.gov/documents/COVID-19/SNAP%20Online%20%20%205_28_20.pdf
- Prince George’s County’s Health and Human Services Department releases updates and information on the COVID-19 vaccine at https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/3730/COVID-19-Vaccination
- Montgomery County releases updates and information on the COVID-19 vaccine at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/
Medicare covers the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost to you, so if anyone asks you to share your Medicare Number or pay for access to the vaccine, you can bet it’s a scam. Learn more at https://www.medicare.gov/forms-help-resources/help-fight-medicare-fraud.
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At the start of services, Isaiah was a living in a nursing facility in Prince Georges County and was in the process of transiting to a Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) group home. Isaiah was only 23 at the time. He acquired his disability at age 14 from a traumatic brain injury that caused him to