Skin care tips during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

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Most people are washing their hands or using hand sanitizer more frequently these days. Many are also wearing face masks when in public or during work shifts, often for hours at a time.

These measures are key to reducing the spread of the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But they can irritate and damage your skin. Making a few skin care changes for your hands and face can help counteract these effects.

Hand care

One of the most important things you can do to protect against COVID-19 is to keep your hands clean and free from germs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

But lots of hand washing can strip your hands of their natural oils. To prevent

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Coronavirus: Saskatchewan government expands temporary wage supplement program

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More workers at Saskatchewan health-care facilities are now eligible for the province’s temporary wage supplement program.

The program was introduced in April to provide financial support to some workers helping vulnerable citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.

The government said Thursday it now includes include all workers, regardless of income level, at integrated health-care facilities that provide both short-term and long-term health care.

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Saskatchewan to offer financial support for workers helping most vulnerable

When the program was first announced, it was limited to eligible workers who had a gross monthly salary of less than $2,500 from all sources and earned less than $24 an hour.

The province said that the income threshold has been lifted, as it was when the program was modified in June for workers at licensed personal care homes and special care homes.

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“Our government wants to ensure that through this program

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