Sheri Millington, a Continuing Care Referral Assistant with the Intake/Nursing Only Assessment Team (NOAT) in Central Zone, recently volunteered for deployment to a nursing home dealing with COVID-19. She offered to share her experience.
Born just as the second wave of the Spanish Flu ravaged Nova Scotia, Emily seemed destined to show the world that tragedy is not permanent and how one fills the time between tragedies defines the life of an individual.
In this unprecedented time of local and global uncertainty, there has never been a greater need to conduct medical and health related research to collect real-time evidence to inform practice, policy and decision making in this new pandemic environment. The Nova Scotia research community has come together to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic with a collective investment of just over $1.5 million in COVID-19 focused research.
We are aware of Nova Scotia Health Authority information on social media that identifies some Nova Scotia postal code areas or “community clusters” where public health has identified higher rates or spread of COVID-19.
The workers at the Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital and Musquodoboit Valley Home for Special Care (fondly known as Braeside) in Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia are feeling loved and supported by the community during this uncertain time.
The Association of Psychologists of NS (APNS), Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness and Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) are collaborating to increase support to Nova Scotians impacted by the tragic events of April 18 and 19.
Patients who require services at the Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) at Annapolis Community Health Centre will now be able to access the CEC seven days a week. This is a temporary measure as part of the response to COVID-19.