MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2020
ZOOMER SQUAD: TESTING AT LONG-TERM CARE HOMES AND MORE
Libby Znaimer is joined by the Zoomer Squad including Marissa Lennox, Chief Policy Officer at CARP, David Cravit, Vice President of Zoomer Media, and Peter Muggeridge, Senior Editor of Zoomer Magazine.
In the news: Extendicare, the owner of 58 long-term care homes and a management provider for 54 other homes, has kicked off a voluntary testing strategy, but now it is facing push back from the union of its employees that says that this testing could violate privacy rights of the staff. And does Dr. Merrilee Fullerton have a long future ahead as Ontario Minister of long-term care?
KINGSTON’S COVID-19 OUTBREAK AND SPIKE IN U.S. COVID-19 CASES
Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Timothy Sly, An epidemiologist and professor at the school of Occupational and Public Health at Ryerson University, and Dr. Gerald Evans, a professor and chair of the infectious diseases division of the department of medicine at Queen’s University.
The city of Kingston is currently grappling with a COVID-19 outbreak that started out of a nail salon just days ago. Kingston has mandated face masks for those entering public indoor spaces. And, the U.S. has been experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases.
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