COVID-19: A plan to pack your food pantry gradually, economically

What other supplies will householders need to clean and contain the spread in a home? Soap, paper towels, alcohol-based hand sanitizer, household cleaning products, regular detergents for dishes and laundry, fever-reducing medications, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, surgical/procedure masks (do not reuse), eye protection, disposable gloves (do not reuse), waste container with plastic liner, thermometer, […]

Through the nursing home glass, here’s how residents visit with family in the time of COVID-19

Kathy Absolon is watching her mother peer out the main-floor nursing home window. Behind the glass, the 88-year-old is beaming. Outside, Absolon, her sisters and niece are drumming, singing their mother’s favourites, The Cherokee Morning Song and, The Bear Healing Song. Jennie Absolon lives in the Region of Waterloo’s Sunnyside Home while recovering from a […]