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Sacramento Area Resources For Elders and Families

As we all do our part to shelter in place during these crucial weeks, there are many among us who require assistance with obtaining necessary services and provisions. The good people over at Safe Credit Union have put together an excellent list to help our community.


Sacramento area resources for 65+ and families

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by SAFE on March 24, 2020 at 4:01 PM

As the Greater Sacramento area follows shelter-in-place orders and other directives associated with COVID-19, many businesses and organizations have stepped forward to ensure that residents can obtain the basics such as food and health care.

Businesses considered essential remain open, including grocery stores, credit unions and banks, laundromats, hardware stores, and gas stations.

Here’s a list compiled by SAFE to help you find the resources you need. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, or know of other services provided, please share in the comments below. We’ll be pleased to add them.

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Food banks

The National Guard is assisting local food banks to distribute food as the number of available volunteers shrinks due to shelter-in-place orders. The Sacramento Food Bank is helping to coordinate food distribution across the area. They advise calling before you go.

Read the full article here:

https://blog.safecu.org/sacramento-area-resources-to-help-you-during-covid-19-situation

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COVID-19: A Good Quarantine Supply List

Sheltering in place during this COVID-19 crisis does not need to be overly stressful with a little planning and some smart shopping. Here’s an excellent list of things for your quarantine preparedness plans, from the folks at realtor.com.

Practice physical distancing, wash your hands often, and wipe down surfaces. Stay safe!

Your Essential Quarantine Supply List: What You’ll Actually Need for a Few Weeks at Home

By Larissa Runkle | Mar 23, 2020

By now you’ve surely heard that store shelves have been emptied of toilet paper and hand sanitizer—and we totally get that that stuff is very necessary in a quarantine. But those aren’t the only things you’ll need to settle in for a few weeks (or more) at home.

So what else do you need? With the number of U.S. states issuing “shelter in place” orders growing, we wanted to put together a definitive quarantine supply guide—before the panic buying gets any worse.

After speaking with several medical and shopping experts, we rounded up the must-have items you’ll need for an extended stay at home—much of which you can buy online (amen!).

Read the full article here:

https://www.realtor.com/advice/home-improvement/coronavirus-quarantine-survival-supply-list/