Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Nursing homes work to maintain resident morale during pandemic

By CHARITY SMITH

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WAKEFIELD — Activities are continuing as scheduled for residents at Gogebic Medical Care Facility, they even enjoyed a visit and photo op with the Easter Bunny last week, in spite of the looming threat of COVID-19.

Photos with the bunny were mailed to the loved ones of residents with the caption, “Somebunny loves and misses you. I’m doing ok.”

“It’s the same course of activities, we are just a little bit more precautious, following social distancing guidelines, and frequent hand washing,” said Heidi Brown, activities director at GM...