Updates


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May 2020

Shopping for Seniors—free service

Try this free shopping and delivery service for seniors needing help with groceries. Available to seniors who live in Guelph, with a valid credit card Shopping and deliveries are Monday & Tuesday evenings Email info@unitedwayguelph.com to confirm a night Then, email shopping list by noon the day prior to delivery day Shopping is done at Zehrs on Eramosa.  Volunteers will try to fulfill the items...

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20

May 2020

How has Your Experience been with COVID-19?

Researchers based at the University of Toronto Mississauga are conducting a survey about Canadians’ experiences with and perceptions of COVID-19. They welcome your participation in the survey by following this link: https://s.surveyplanet.com/TycAd5R2r. This research has been approved by the University of Toronto Research Ethics Board, is anonymous, and there is a chance to win a $50 gift card. If you have any questions or concerns,...

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03

May 2020

COVID-19 Resource Round-Up—from the Suicide Awareness Council

https://www.sacwd.ca/ ** You can download this resource here for printing Telephone Support HERE 24/7 Waterloo- Wellington— 1-844-437-3274   TTY – 1-877-688-5501 This service is a 24 hour, 7 days a week service for support with mental health and addictions and crisis services. Trained staff will listen to you to understand what you need and work with you to get you connected to services and supports. Call...

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09

Apr 2020

Guelph General Hospital Requests Homemade Masks and Caps

Guelph General Hospital Foundation has issued a challenge to those who sew. They are seeking cloth face masks for approved visitors who enter GGH as well as their discharged patients. You can drop off completed masks at Linamar on Woodlawn Rd W or McTague Street. Visit the GGH Foundation Sewing Mask Challenge web page for more detailed instructions about how to participate. Some GGH employees...

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09

Apr 2020

Update: Thursday April 9 at 10:30 pm

Canada’s chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tam does not recommend the wearing of face masks in public. Referring to her advice as “permissive”, she indicates that masks add an extra layer to protect others, as the wearer may be contagious while showing no symptoms. She advises their use in settings where maintaining social distancing is difficult as when getting essentials or taking public transit....

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07

Apr 2020

National Volunteer Week: April 19 to 25, 2020

From April 19 to 25, Volunteer Canada and the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (aka GWSA) celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week (NVW). With over 2,900 members and almost 500 volunteers, the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association is one of the largest organizations of its kind in Canada. We have a straightforward mission… “To enable older adults to be active, involved, make friends and...

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04

Apr 2020

Update: Saturday April 4 at 9:30 am

Public Health to move COVID-19 assessment clinic to Victoria Road Rec Centre (Courtesy of Guelph Today) The current COVID-19 Assessment Centre on Delhi Street will close this weekend and a new site will be opened Monday at the Victoria Road Recreation Centre. The new location will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The new site will provide better...

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