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           SAIL will continue to move forward cautiously with our programs and services and have generated guidelines to follow as an organization. 

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  • Click here for a resource with a variety of exercise options for you to do at home. Create a routine and do it daily
  • AARP article: 5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System
  • Click here for an article from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on immune boosting foods.
  • Click here for a list of local grocery stores with adjusted or restricted hours and any special delivery options. Thank you to UW-Madison Geriatrician Alexis Eastman's office for providing this. Please call the store ahead as things change daily.
  • Visit a friend or loved one by video on your smartphone, tablet, or computer (e.g. Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, etc.). 
  • Follow guided meditations, talks with experts, and regular podcasts offering food for the soul.

Additional Resources

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) continue to gather additional information and resources about COVID-19. 

Madison Resources

CDC and WHO Resources

Engaging your Mind

  • Scribd is a subscription book service that is offering their electronic library (ebooks, audio books, and pdf documents) free for 30 days.
  • Audible is offering a number of their books for all ages, including literary classics, free while schools are closed.
  • is offering free telephone programs (wellness, education, discussion, music, and live performances) via their Telephone Topics. 
  • Sign up here for a virtual library card to the Madison Public Library. 
  • Check out USA Today's article on 100 Things to Do while Stuck Inside
  • Looking for a chance to puzzle with others? This site offers a way to build a digital puzzle with friends for free via computer (not available on cell phones or tablets).
  • Take a course online from top universities, colleges, and other learning sites at Class Central.
  • UW-Madison is offering a series of live, engaging presentations by faculty and staff.
  • View a variety of past performances at The Kennedy Center.

Travel from your Home

Now's your chance to visit some of the many popular places located all around the world! Check out the links below to go on a virtual tour. 
Tip: Pick out a tour each day for you and a friend to do together. You can talk on the phone together during the tour or plan a time to share your thoughts afterwards.

Food Delivery Options

  • Blue Plate Catering is offering this menu for order and delivery Monday-Friday. Call them at 608-827-7200.
    •  They are also offering the option to provide a meal through their Feed the Frontline program.
  • Liliana's Restaurant is providing pick-up and delivery options (food, wine, and cocktails) from Monday-Saturday.
  • Recommended by members, Imperfect Foods offers a way to order groceries at a reduced cost and help reduce food waste.

Staying Safe

  • View a quick way to create your own face mask at home. 
    • Read more about the importance of wearing a mask. Thank you to Member Kathleen Larson for putting this together!
  • Click here to watch a video on how to use a modified sterile technique for groceries and take out.
  • Here is an additional resource on disinfecting household surfaces.
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics lists a number of tips to help you stay safe. Click here to see them.
  • Click here to view a great step-by-step approach to washing your hands and protecting yourself and others against the infection.
  • See tips here on how long foods are safe and how to store them.

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