Isolated Winnipeg seniors can call 311 for help with groceries, and other essentials during pandemic.

Elderly Winnipeggers without family or friends to help out during the COVID-19 crisis can now call the city’s 311 line for assistance.

The United Way Winnipeg and A & O: Support Services for Older Adults Inc. have teamed up with the city to direct those calls for seniors having trouble getting it themselves.

This includes assistance with delivery of groceries, prescription drugs or other social services.