In early April, Erin Payne drove to the group residence in southwest Ohio the place she cares for 2 males with severe disabilities. Usually, the 21-year-old would blare nation music to maintain her awake on her 40-minute commute. That day, she drove in silence.
“I used to be completely terrified,” she mentioned.
She was returning to her place as a house well being aide after six weeks of maternity depart, throughout which the coronavirus outbreak become a pandemic. Quickly, she can be waking up her purchasers, dressing them, brushing their tooth, shaving them, and making their breakfast. Sustaining six toes, and even six inches, of distance can be not possible.
Though Payne’s purchasers weren’t sick, one other residence well being aide who labored in the identical residence had been identified with Covid-19.