I spend time at three different locations by three different agencies housing homeless people. At any given time at least two of them are quarantined for COVID.
It is absolutely miserable to have to wear a mask 8 hours a day if the mask is ugly. But if the mask is an expression of who you are and can be turned into a fashion statement or a bit of whimsy, and especially if the purchase of the mask helps to cause youContinue reading “Cover up!”
I hope you don’t get Covid-19.If you do catch it,I hope you are asymptomatic.If you have symptoms, I hope they are mild.If they are severe, I hope you are not miserable.If they are severe:I hope you survive.If you do survive I hope you don’t have Post ICU trauma (a real form of PTSD)If you surviveContinue reading “I hope you don’t get Covid”
Dear @abc, @Nbc, and other news sites, Do us all a favor and talk about more than the news. Spend 40 seconds and have your anchor people discuss their stress and fear. Let them admit to the camera how frustrating and scary the situation is, or let them brag about how they have it underContinue reading “Show & Tell”
I had somebody knowingly expose me to COVID this week and so now I am on self isolation. Let me tell you how hard this is with a 9-year-old in the house who just is a love bug and she likes to hug and cuddle and kiss and I love it. Except now we can’tContinue reading “Drama …”
I am getting dressed and my first stop will be the women’s shelter. But I’m not allowed to wear a mask, my employer won’t let me wear a mask, and I’m also discouraged from working at home (because how much work will I really get done?!?). The Covid-19 death toll is climbing in LA. OtherContinue reading “Back to Work Today”
Hello, Things are changing fast in the world and we are doing our best to keep up. Please let me know if there are any Homeless Related services or questions you want to be researched and answered. HANG IN THERE! Here are updates for you, March 27th. 211 Always a good first call, and theirContinue reading “March 27th – Updates to services re COVID-19”
I have bleached the shelter houses three times this week. I have told the homeless residents that they do not need to leave the shelter to look for work or housing. I do however expect them to use the internet to continue to look and make contacts. I have given everybody an extra 2-week extensionContinue reading “Covid lock down, week 1”