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Who We Are

Gaston SAVES (Safety, Awareness, Vital Emergency Support) promotes community safety and education to at risk populations throughout Gaston County.

Safety

We provide resources and guidance for community members to properly receive care, shelter and hope before, during, and after an emergency.

Awareness

We encourage and empower every segment of our community, from individual to businesses, with the necessary information they need to prepare for the impacts of future disasters.

Vital Emergency Support

We work with local partners and community members across all levels to strengthen partnerships and access new sources to quickly meet the needs of emergency situations.

Our Mission

The ultimate goal of Gaston SAVES is to save lives by providing guidance, information, and quick access to vital resources for Gaston County residents on critical health and safety issues. Our commitment is to build community advocacy in Gaston County on issues with broad impact.

Our Values

Gaston SAVES is dedicated to serving the community before, during, and after emergencies to build community advocacy. We aspire to turn our compassion and commitment into action that will save lives.

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Haven’t gotten the vaccine? What’s holding you back? Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
As we move into the fall with the COVID-19 Delta variant still circulating, now is a good time to brush up on the basics. Follow the 3 Ws to stay safe and healthy. #masktogetherGC #gastonsaves #COVIDstopswithme Learn more here: https://gastonsaves.com/
Everyone 12 and older in North Carolina is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Visit http://myspot.nc.gov to find your local vaccine provider. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Is the COVID-19 vaccine effective? #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme Learn more by clicking the link in our bio.
Normally, we're fans of fun or snarky captions for our social, but like many agencies, we've done some serious work around COVID-19. September is the one-year anniversary of our work on #GastonSAVES and to commemorate this benchmark, our fearless leader and CEO mavenjeni appeared on a recent episode of the Savvy Citizen Podcast, hosted by Gaston County Government. 

You can check out the full 27-minute episode on our blog. Link in the bio.
We understand some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated. While these vaccines have been developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Curious about the COVID-19 Delta variant? #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme Learn more from the link in our bio.
Getting vaccinated is still the #1 thing you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep you and your family members healthy. It is critical that unvaccinated and partially vaccinated people complete the vaccination process to reduce the risks of COVID-19 and its severe outcomes. Nearly all the cases of severe disease, hospitalization, and death continue to occur among those not yet vaccinated at all. Learn more using the link in our bio.
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The Delta variant has increased the number of COVID-19 cases in Gaston County.

Get the latest information on Gaston County COVID-19 cases using the link in our bio.

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We are a week into the new school year and it's crucial to teach kids about the importance of masking at school. Especially for the unvaccinated, masking is an important tool to get out of the COVID-19 pandemic. #MaskTogether #COVIDStopswithme #GastonSaves
Getting vaccinated is our best way out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even if you’ve been vaccinated, there are still times when you need to mask up. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Hear why leaders in our community are choosing to take their shot. Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Everyone 12 and older in North Carolina is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Visit http://myspot.nc.gov to find your local vaccine provider. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Everyone 12+ in North Carolina is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Students rising to 7th grade through 12th grade can attend a Gaston County School Vaccine Clinic to get all of their school-mandated vaccines. The clinic will be August 14th from 9 AM to 12 PM located at the Gaston County Public Health Department. Walk-ins are welcome. Or you can call for an appointment at 704-853-5003.  #GastonSAVES #COVIDStopswithme #StrongSchoolsNC
Is the COVID-19 vaccine effective? #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Did you know that you can't contract COVID-19 from the vaccine and that there are no serious or long-term side effects from getting vaccinated? Knowledge is power.
 
Take a moment to review these 10 facts about COVID-19 vaccines: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/media/1469/open
 
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We understand some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated. While these vaccines have been developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Curious about the Delta (COVID-19) variant? #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Get all of your back-to-school vaccines in one easy place on August 14th. The Gaston County Health Department is hosting a Teen School Vaccine Clinic from 9 AM to 12 PM at the health department building. Any students rising to 7th grade through 12th grade are eligible. Walk in or call for an appointment through 704-853-5003.  #GastonSaves #COVIDstopswithme #StrongSchoolsNC
Tested, safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines will help us get back in control of our lives and back to the people and places we love. Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information (link in bio). #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Getting vaccinated is our best way out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even if you’ve been vaccinated, there are still times when you need to mask up. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Haven’t gotten the vaccine? What’s holding you back? Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information (link in bio). #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Hear why leaders in our community are choosing to take their shot. Check out https://gastonsaves.com/covid19vaccine/ for more vaccine information (link in bio) #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme
Everyone 12 and older in North Carolina is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Visit myspot.nc.gov to find your local vaccine provider. #GastonSaves #COVIDStopswithme

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