Important info and links:
Check out the recently launched “Waterloo At Home” – it’s a one-stop-shop of helpful resources that residents can use while doing their part and staying at home. Accessible through the Engage Waterloo Platform. https://www.engagewr.ca/waterloo
The City of Waterloo economic development office is working with regional partners to monitor and assess developments related to COVID-19 and their impact on businesses in the City of Waterloo. They’ve put together a handy map of restaurants, cafes and food shops that are offering curbside pick-up or delivery. Check out the restaurant map. Now there’s also one for retail businesses.
Waterloo Region Public Health https://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/health-and-wellness/2019-novel-coronavirus.aspx
City of Waterloo COVID-19 response https://www.waterloo.ca/en/living/covid-19-response.aspx
Government of Canada www.canada.ca/coronavirus
Province of Ontario https://covid-19.ontario.ca/
BESTWR – The Region of Waterloo, including all seven municipalities, Waterloo EDC (Economic Development Corporation), and local partners have created the Business and Economic Support Team of Waterloo Region, BESTWR, to help all types of local businesses cope with the challenges caused by covid-19.
Ways that you can help:
United Way Community Response Fund – The COVID-19 Community Response Fund is intended to address urgent and emerging community needs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for vulnerable populations. uwaywrc.ca/communityresponsefund
Grand River Hospital http://www.grhosp.on.ca/care/visitors/covid-19/how-can-i-help-the-hospital
St. Marys Hospital https://supportstmarys.ca/
House of Friendship https://www.houseoffriendship.org/
Volunteer Action Centre https://volunteerwr.ca/index.php?MenuItemID=309
Family & Children Services https://www.facswaterloo.org/foundation/covid-19-support-for-families
Nutrition for Learning www.nutritionforlearning.ca/donations