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MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: Shawnee Alliance receives COVID-19 grant for older adults 60+

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By Press release submission | Mar 26, 2020

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Massac Memorial Hospital issued the following announcement on March 20.

Shawnee Alliance, the social services division of Shawnee Health Service, has received an Emergency Assistance Services grant from Illinois Department on Aging in response to COVID-19. These funds will be used to assist older adults 60+ with unmet needs related to COVID-19 and isolation. Older adults 60+ in Shawnee Alliance’s 18-county service area are eligible for this assistance.

These unmet needs may include, but are not limited to:

Nutritional needs

Personal care and sanitation needs

Personal medical care needs

Transportation services

If you would like to request assistance, please call Shawnee Alliance at (618) 985-8322 or toll free at 1-800-642-7773. Requests can be submitted by phone only.

Counties in Shawnee Alliance’s service area which are eligible for assistance include: Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, and Williamson. Shawnee Health Service

Shawnee Alliance receives COVID-19 grant for older adults 60+Shawnee Alliance, the social services division of Shawnee Health Service, has received a grant from Illinois Department on Aging in response to COVID-19.

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Source: Massac Memorial Hospital 

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