Though numerous states have begun relaxing their shelter-in-place policies, seniors remain worried about contracting COVID-19. They're are at much higher risk for serious complications or fatal outcomes. Nursing homes have been disproportionately affected, and eight out of 10 deaths reported in the U.S. have occurred among those who are 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
there are a number of Native American-led donation efforts that you can support to assist communities on reservations in getting access to essential supplies. These efforts are being organized by Native American people who are deeply engaged with these communities.
Amanda, an intensive care nurse at a New Jersey hospital, woke up exhausted on a recent morning with one more shift left before her week ended. She picked up her phone to see that Russ, a man she'd never met before, sent her a video through 6FTCloser, a volunteer-run platform launched as a way to help people deliver messages of gratitude to all frontline workers whose jobs are essential during the coronavirus pandemic.
The organization started in San Francisco in mid-March but has since expanded to 56 cities across the country.