Daily Archives: September 22, 2020

(SEPT 21) During the COVID-19 pandemic, low-income families with children have faced reduced work hours, lower household incomes, and food insecurity. Dr. Vergenia Simpkins of Hudson River Healthcare in Monticello talks about how this impacts children’s development, as well as the many ways this pandemic is adversely affecting people of […]

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(SEPT 21) It’s our weekly check-in with the Sullivan County Government. This time we’re talking to Heather Brown, Sustainability Coordinator. She discusses how her office has been doing during COVID and fills us in on a new initiative to replace municipal street lights in the county with energy-saving LED bulbs. […]

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(SEPT. 21) Many psychologists are calling the anxiety, stress, and sadness of the COVID-19 pandemic a collective grief. Dr. Karla Vermeulen, Deputy Director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz explains that grief can come from losing loved ones, but also from losing employment, stability, and […]

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