All Island nursing homes enact strict lockdowns during COVID-19 spread

Long-term care facilties, such as the Manitoulin Centennial Manor, are under lockdowns to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks. Many well-wishers in their communities have begun posting encouraging signs outside for residents and staff alike. photo by Alicia McCutcheon

MANITOULIN - The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic and harrowing accounts coming out of some southern Ontario long-term care facilities where the virus has already managed to infiltrate has led to some heroic efforts on the part of Island nursing homes in order to defend their vulnerable and close-packed residents from a virus for which humans have no natural immunity. Those efforts have brought al...

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