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For the past few months, we’ve been highlighting Penguins fans on the FIRST LINE in the fight against Covid-19 on our social media pages.  We wanted to give you a little more info on some of those making a difference, so every Monday we’re introducing you to one of those nominees in our FAN FILES feature.  

Today, we’re chatting with Gail Shoemaker

Are you an essential worker? 

Yes, I am a certified nursing assistant at a long term care facility/nursing home.

For you, what has been the most challenging part of this transition?

I’ve been used to seeing residents families on a daily basis and having it be put on hold for the time being. So finding new ways to keep them busy and keep their minds off of everything has been the most challenging.

What hobbies or activities have you focused on while social distancing?

I don’t have much time due to working long hours but when I do I like to sit at home and watch a movie with the family.

Is your family, neighbors, or community doing anything unique to stay connected?

Not much just the normal talk while remaining socially distant.

What type of music or artists do you listen to?

I listen to all kinds of music, but right now I’ve been list