If you only have time to read one Twitter thread, here is one worth considering.
It’s me, the respiratory therapist and the bedside nurse gowning up together. Only 3 of us will do this to reduce the risk of exposure. Despite the layers of protective clothing between us she can see the concern in my eyes, and I see the fear in hers.
Visiting loved ones in long-term care facilities during COVID-19 has been difficult at best. However, accommodations and adaptations by both facilities and families/friends have been done to make “visiting” loved ones possible.
Unfortunately, the visiting-related actions of an individual in Calgary may have compromised future visits as well as the health and well-being of residents and staff. Click here to read the story.
'The next step is refrigerator trucks.' Alberta ICU doctor @drdagly gives a dire outlook on the province's pandemic response as it plans to build field hospitals for COVID-19 patients. #CBCNNpic.twitter.com/1j4kxovmgk
Pharmacies in locations such as Red Deer will soon be offering COVID-19 testing. This increase in testing availability is very timely, given that schools open in less than a month. Read more about this expanded testing here.