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(NAPSI)—There are certain aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic that many Americans may not have thought about. For example, one area that saw a sharp decline was volunteerism—placing heavy burdens on … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “Folks really want the best thing for this county,” said Sullivan County Health and Family Services Commissioner John Liddle. But the media climate is such that we “get compelled to find ways to argue with each other.” more
(NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “Our police are repeatedly confronting people [whom] they have just brought up to the hospital,” said district attorney Meagan Galligan at the June 3 public safety meeting. “They’ve just brought them up, they’ve told the doctor, ‘This person’s in crisis, he needs help, he needs three days of treatment,’ and they’re immediately released. And that person is back on the street before the police officer is done writing the incident report at the station.” more
(NAPS)—Sunshine and warm weather have many people thinking about new workout options. If you’re ready to kickstart your fitness routine—but want to do so safely—consider these three simple … more
(NAPSI)—Enabling K-12 schools to reopen for in-person learning is a high priority for parents, communities and governments. In fact, President Biden’s National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response … more
MONTICELLO, NY — “We’re using an empty unit on the first floor, six rooms, and having visitation in the rooms,” Burt Kohn, administrator for the Care Center at Sunset Lake, said at the May 13 health and family services meeting. If the weather is nice, you can see your loved one outside on the patio. “This way, we can go and sanitize the rooms between each visit.” more
MONTICELLO, NY — Whoever said “start small” wasn’t trying to raise a county’s health ranking. The problems driving it are complex. But Sullivan County’s health and family services department—and many, many community organizations—have a plan and are getting to work. more
HONESDALE, PA —For people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, recreational boxing is one of the best ways out there to stay active, Rolland Grote said. more
Minicomputers and tablets available to access health and wellness programs PIKE COUNTY, PA — The Pike County Area Agency on Aging (PAAA) offers many health and wellness programs to help … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners had a trio of recognitions to make at last Thursday’s public meeting. The proceedings were moved from their regular meeting room to the … more
What's going on in health, wellness and community May 6 to 12 more
Have you heard the unattributed quote, “Holding onto a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die”? I find it rather apropos. When you hold onto wrongs you think … more
(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, it’s easier than ever before to exercise from the comfort of … more
(NAPSI)—Backyarding—the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing—has a different purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard’s role in your … more
(NAPSI)—Does your college graduate need health insurance? Perhaps this is the last thing you are asking yourself but may be among the most significant. About one in five people in their 20s do not … more
REGION — If the answers were easy, the county’s health ranking would be raised. To figure out why Sullivan County is 61 out of 62 counties in low health outcomes, we looked at a buffet … more
Sullivan County, briefly Snippets from last Friday’s special meeting By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ Discretionary funds MONTICELLO, NY — Attendance was slim for the Sullivan County … more
(NAPSI)—“I may need health insurance after graduation.” Perhaps this is the last thing you are asking yourself but may be among the most significant. About one in five people in their 20s do … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community April 22 to 28 more
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