COVID-19 Vaccine Resources, 2021 MontcoStrong Hospitality Industry Recovery Program, and More
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Though supply remains an issue, vaccine distribution continues to roll out across Pennsylvania and here in Montgomery County.
Montgomery County has set up a hotline to answer general questions about COVID-19, as well as the vaccine. In addition, the county recently announced that vaccine pre-registration is now available through the hotline, as well.
The Montgomery County COVID-19 Hotline phone number and hours of operation are below:
For additional information on the COVID-19 vaccine, check out the following resources:
Applications open March 12 for MontcoStrong 2021 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program
Restaurants and other hospitality businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could be eligible for relief through the MontcoStrong 2021 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program.
A total of $9.4 million in funding is available and applications open March 12. Businesses can begin reviewing the eligibility criteria now. Details are available here and please contact my office with any questions
Health insurance special enrollment period through May 15
Pennie, Pennsylvania’s health insurance marketplace, has opened a special enrollment period through May 15. If you need to purchase health insurance, you can visit www.pennie.com to shop for a plan that works for you and your family.
You can also call Pennie at 1-844-844-8040 or contact my office for assistance.
Help is available for heating bills
Winter is still with us, and assistance is available for individuals who need help heating their homes.
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, known as LIHEAP, helps eligible families with heating bills through a cash grant sent directly to the utility company or fuel provider. Households in immediate danger of being without heat can also qualify for crisis grants.
The current season is open through April 9. More information is available here