As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, social workers Holly Richardson and Loralee Smith, who work with collaborative family practice teams in Annapolis County, thought that making check-in phone calls to support community members, particularly seniors, would be helpful.
Nova Scotia Health and the IWK Health Centre will be requiring patients and visitors to wear a non-medical mask when entering hospitals and other health care facilities, beginning Monday, July 20, 2020.
À compter du mardi 21 juillet 2020, Santé Nouvelle-Écosse et le IWK Health Centre exigeront que les patients et visiteurs portent un masque non médical lorsqu’ils entreront dans les hôpitaux et les autres établissements de soins de santé.
Early on in the pandemic a formal request was made of Nova Scotia Health by Mi’kmaq First Nations communities in the province. First Nations chiefs wanted their own health care professionals engaged in the battle against COVID-19. But they needed help.