All PostOctober 1, 2020by adminCOVID-19 outbreak reported at Colchester nursing home – WFSB

In other coronavirus related news: MEALS ON WHEELS SUSPENDEDAbout 1,000 people in eastern Connecticut who rely on food from the Meals on Wheels program will not get new shipments for the next 2 weeks because of precautions being taken after an employee in one of the companys storage facilities was exposed to the coronavirus.The Thames Valley Council for Community Action said it has actually closed the storage facility through Oct. 13 since a staff member was exposed to somebody who had actually evaluated positive for COVID-19. The organization says it is asking its homebound consumers in New London and Windham counties to utilize packaged meals that were provided as backup in the spring with directions to conserve them in case deliveries had to be stopped throughout the pandemic.Each customer was offered 14 of the non-perishable meals in April, Dawn Cwynar, an executive assistant with the non-profit told the Norwich Bulletin. Those who have currently consumed their emergency stockpile will receive boxes of shelf-stable meals, which were kept in stock at the Bozrah facility in case of emergency.The organization usually provides hot meals daily during the week with frozen meals provided for the weekends.