The Philadelphia and Abington district offices are open for calls and email. However, due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, we will NOT be talking walk-ins effective until further notice.

If you need additional assistance, please call us at 215-242-8171 or visit our Self-Service page.

Senator Art Haywood Hosted a Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Prevention & Treatment

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Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

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Stay home when you are sick.

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Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

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Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
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Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

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Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

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Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask.

  • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
  • Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to  others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).

Pennsylvania Senator Art Haywood Talks About COVID-19 Resources

Pennsylvania Senator Art Haywood is nervous about the COVID-19 pandemic. "Right now we do not know who is affected by we are getting testing centers up and running in the region. There are the highest at risk. 2 Citizens that may be experiencing symptoms an the the third their is at risk population. If you have no symptoms, there is no need for...

Mt. Airy nonprofit gets $50,000 from state for kid reading project

State Sen. Art Haywood late last month presented a ceremonious check from the state for $50,000 to the Mt. Airy Community Development for Corporation to increase reading within his 4th Senatorial District. “We know that reading by fourth grade is a key to a lifetime opportunity for success,” Haywood said during the event held at the Philadelphia...

Protections for vulnerable Pa. seniors lag, reforms to guardianship system ‘stuck’

More than five years ago, Pennsylvania identified widespread problems with its system of appointing and overseeing guardians — the legal decision-makers, chosen by judges, who manage the affairs of adults who are unable to care for themselves. In response, the state Supreme Court established an office to oversee the implementation of 130 sweeping...

Senator Haywood Announces Over $240,000 Grant Awards For Security In Places Of Worship

Philadelphia – March 11, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency released over $240,000 in grant awards to religious institutions in both Montgomery and Philadelphia counties for improvements to physical security: “Safety and security in sacred places...

Gov. Wolf proposes increased gun violence prevention grants

Earlier this week, Governor Tom Wolf joined advocates and legislators at Parkway Northwest High School For Peace and Social Justice in Philadelphia to discuss Community Gun Violence Prevention and Reduction grants, which will be distributed by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). Gov. Wolf is asking for $6 million to be...
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Poverty Listening Tour

At its core, poverty is the lack of adequate money and financial resources to meet basic needs.  To better understand the depth and breadth of poverty and how it affects our communities, Senator Art Haywood visited multiple regions throughout Pennsylvania in 2019.

Explore the Report

Own Our Solutions

Raise the Wage

Fighting to Raise the Minimum Wage in PA! The time to increase the wage is now!

Find Good Jobs & Careers

Working to increase awareness of the many options including skilled trades!

Gun Violence Prevention

Senator Haywood supports efforts to ensure dangerous people do not have access to guns. 

Mentoring

Saving youth through mentoring is vital to build successful citizens for tomorrow.

Clean Water

Ensuring clean, safe water in our homes and schools.

How to Participate?

As a community member, you have the power to make a difference in our district and across Pennsylvania. I invite you to help build safe neighborhoods where educational opportunities are strong, wages are fair, entrepreneurship is encouraged and retirement is secure.

Citizen Advocacy

Take the step towards participating in our democracy by talking with your elected leaders. 

Neighborhood Activism

You can take an active role in strengthening our community.

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