Facebook FeedUPDATE - STILL HAVE 13 SLOTS LEFT FOR MONTHLY BOX!!!! The Senior Nutrition monthly Food Box Program currently has 25 slots available to qualifying Harrison County seniors 60+. Please call 304-623-6795 for more information. ... See MoreSee LessWith the Governor lowering the age group for the Covid-19 vaccine, we want to make sure residents who are 65 and older have gotten vaccinated. If you are 65 or older, and you are registered on the Everbridge System you can call the Harrison County Vaccination Hotline 304-423-7969 today from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM to get your immediate appointment. Hotline is ONLY OPEN TODAY from 10-2 to make appointments.Once you have your appointment confirmed, you can head over to the Health Department website and click on the Harrison County COVID-19 Vaccination Form and fill the form out, print it and bring it with you to your appointment time, it will speed up the registration processhchealthdepartment.org/Harrison County COVID-19 Vaccination Form ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week agoThis week, several of our fellow senior citizens in the HCSC Book Club recorded Dr. Seuss book readings for Harrison County Parks and Rec. In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2nd, which is also Read Across America Day, I decided to dress up and read the Dr. Seuss book written just for SENIORS. Enjoy!youtu.be/M2k1snaldac ... See MoreSee Less
As of today, Tuesday June 23rd 2020, the Harrison County Senior Citizens’ Center is still CLOSED to members and the general public.
In-Home care and Transportation services are still available. The center’s staff is still working to keep those programs and the normal day-to-day operations going.
The Mountaineer Food Bank programs are still operating as well.
A definative re-open date has of yet, not been established.
Please check this site, and our Facebook page for updates and current status of the center.
Link to our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HarrisonCountySeniorCitizensCenter
The Harrison County Senior Center will be a distribution site for the Senior Summer Feeding Program. This program includes seniors age 60+, spouses of seniors age 60+, disabled persons living in a household with a senior age 60+, and children living in a household with a senior age 60+. A box with 5 shelf stable meals will be provided to each qualifying participant. For example, a household consisting of a senior 60+, spouse, and two grandchildren would qualify for 4 boxes. Boxes will be available for pickup on a weekly basis.
For more information on the Senior Summer Feeding Program, please call (304) 623-6795. A photo id, date of birth, name, address, and phone number will be required. To avoid any traffic congestion, pick-up times will be scheduled by appointment. Appointments will be available on Tuesday mornings between 8:30am and 11:30am beginning June 16th. The program will run through August 31st.
Please click the following link for an interactive map (Select the Serving Seniors filter):
The 2020 US Census Burearu is in need of applicants in our area to work in the field collecting the 2020 Census data. Do to the COVID virus. It has slowed everything down. And temporally put our field work on hold. The safety of our people is top priority. So I am reaching out to groups in the area. To ask that you help us get the word out about these jobs. Please let any of your contacts or connections know.
**The jobs are full or part time. Flexible schedules to work around anything else. Weekly pay. Can be applied for on 2020census.gov/jobs. And pay rates for any counties can be found there also. The pay rates for Harrison County is $20.00 per hour plus .575 cents per mile. And Lewis County’s rate is $16.50 per hour plus .575 cents per mile.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. In addition, I also attach a couple general national numbers people can call with COVID related questions following: