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Etowah Co. assisted living facilities get COVID-19 care, prevention bags

COVID-19 care bags
COVID-19 care bags(City of Gadsden)
Published: May. 18, 2021 at 3:08 PM CDT
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ETOWAH Co., Ala. (WBRC) - New COVID-19 supplies were given to several senior citizen assisted living facilities and other residential care facilities in Etowah County.

The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency, along with the Etowah County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), assembled and delivered COVID-19 care and prevention bags to the senior citizen assisted living facilities and other residential care facilities last week.

The bags included things like hand sanitizer, masks, disinfectant spray, and a list of resources available to seniors in Etowah County.

COVID-19 care bags
COVID-19 care bags(City of Gadsden)

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults and people who live in long-term care facilities are at an increased risk for COVID-19.

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