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Health & safety

Healthy and safety always come first, now more than ever. Let’s work together to keep children and families safe and our communities healthy.

Community safety and support

Reducing gun violence

Like many other big cities, Philadelphia has experienced an increase in gun violence in the past year. The City is committed to reducing the gun violence rate through data-informed interventions and strategies that address the underlying factors that contribute to gun violence in our communities.

To learn more about the City’s work to create safer communities, and find community resources, visit the Office of Policy and Strategic Initiatives for Criminal Justice and Public Safety (CJPS).

Opioid crisis support

The City can help connect people with treatment and support. Learn how to find treatment in Philadelphia.

COVID-19 guidance

It’s important that we work together this summer to fight the spread of COVID-19 by following safety precautions, wearing masks, and getting vaccinated.