Category: Community Crises
Even before the pandemic, unpaid, informal caregivers were overworked and distressed. This week’s COVID-19 Community Response Table discussed a way forward for these integral members of our health care system.
Take a look at the main takeaways from Women United’s October 8th Disruptive Dialogue event, where participants heard from experts and discussed the gendered impacts of COVID-19.
Coping with the heat has changed in the age of COVID-19, gone are the days of easy community pool access or constant time on the beach. With nowhere to turn for a cool off when the fans just aren’t cutting it—how are vulnerable communities coping with this summer's heat?
As of August, with support from our partners and the City of Ottawa, United Way has distributed more than 270,000 masks to our region’s most vulnerable people.