Essential worker of the day: home care providers

This regular feature on CollingwoodToday seeks to recognize and thank local frontline and essential workers through community submissions of photographs and words of thanks.

Today’s essential workers of the day are local home care providers from Independent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area. They are (in no particular order) Nellie Teekins, Kim Haines, Julie McDonald, Jazzmin Scott, and Sara Denbok. Contributed photo

“These dedicated workers give up 12 hours minimum each day in order to provide community care within Simcoe County,” said Frank. “These heroes prevent our hospitals and long-term care facilities from overcrowding by offering personal care in client’s homes.

CollingwoodToday would like your help in recognizing local essential workers from health care workers, physicians, cashiers and delivery drivers. If you’d like to say thanks to someone you know, please send a photo, their name, their job title, and your words of thanks to Please only send photos and information with permission.

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