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Nursing home plans parade


GALENA–The Galena Stauss Senior Care Community is trying to spread a little joy to residents.

A community parade is planned for 2 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Enter the campus from 200 Altenburg Dr., off Ridge Street. Balloons will mark the entrance. The parade will travel past the assisted living first and then move to the nursing home side of the campus.

Residents will be sitting six feet apart and will wear masks. All visitors must remain in their cars and abide by social distancing guidelines.