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Resources and information for the Yelm area, April 18th:
* Social distancing slows Thurston’s infection rate,
* Gov. Inslee extends renters protections thru June 4th,
* Exercise could protect against virus complications!

Credit: TCPHSS

Thurston County Public Health & Social Services (TCPHSS) announced Friday Thurston’s cumulative number of cases has now reached 89, with 82 of those people have recovered or are recovering (92%). Local public health officials credit social distancing and stay-home restrictions for the progress. Read more

On April 17, Gov. Jay Inslee expanded protections for renters through June 4, 2020, as COVID-19 continues to impact the finances of Washingtonians statewide.

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity recently launched the Emergent Family Needs Fund, providing emergency assistance to moms unable to pay their mortgage and provide food for their kids.

The time has come to consider growing your own food: “Victory gardens were encouraged during WWI and WWII; some are again turning to gardening in response to COVID-19.” Read more

Nasturtium blooms are edible flowers fast and easy to grow, providing beneficial amounts of vitamin C, beta carotene, iron and manganese, yet also contain the highest lutein content of any edible plant. Read more

“Worried about coronavirus complications? Exercise could help protect you, study findsRead more

Posted by Steve on April 18, 2020 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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