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Yes! Magazine

Megan Wildhood

20 April 2020

Lacey, Washington, United States

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Many psychologists and counselors have moved their therapy sessions online due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has been received largely positively across the nation. As the pandemic continues, however, there is an...

WBEZ

Kristen Schorsch

20 April 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Doctors and staff at Howard Brown Health, a Chicago health center for LGBTQ patients, is using its years of experience in containing and treating HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases with contact tracing to hel...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

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Dylan Simard

20 April 2020

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Nurses from Phoenix’s Banner-University Medical Center volunteered to travel to Greeley, Colorado, which has been hit harder by the COVID-19 pandemic. Seeing twice the number of fatalities, Banner Health – because of ...

Buzzfeed

Nishita Jha

18 April 2020

New Delhi, India

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An app called Homeis was originally designed to be a social network for immigrant groups in the U.S., but during the coronavirus pandemic it has turned into a lifeline for many undocumented people whose fears of depor...

The Seattle Times

James Brooks

17 April 2020

Faroe Islands

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By leveraging technology, the tourism industry can continue to generate interest in faraway destinations. Even as much of the world’s population restricts travel, the Faroe Islands are keeping would-be tourists engage...

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Katie Meyer

17 April 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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In Philadelphia, a group of Black doctors formed a medical team to address the Covid-19 testing disparity between different parts of the community. Known as the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, the group offers appo...

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Abby Young-Powell

17 April 2020

Berlin, Germany

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United We Stream (UWS) is a Berlin-based collaboration of nightlife businesses aiming to keep their businesses and club culture alive – and keep people entertained – during mandated closures because of COVID-19. With ...

Next City

Brianna Baker

16 April 2020

Pennington, New Jersey, United States

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With grocery stores at capacity with delivery services, and people not wanting to leave their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, local farms like Honey Brook Organic Farm are seeing huge increases in business. The Ne...

Grady Newsource

Amanda Regan

15 April 2020

Watkinsville, Georgia, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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Watkinsville First Baptist Church in Georgia moved their religious services online as early as March 15th, 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Since the church began posting their services every Sunday morning, ...

BBC

Reha Kansara

15 April 2020

Uganda

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In Uganda, an initiative known as StrongMinds is helping low- and middle-income women deal with depression. To address the shortage of psychiatrists in the region, StrongMinds trains former patients who have completed...

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Ethan Monteagudo

14 April 2020

Athens, Georgia, United States

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In Georgia’s Athens-Clarke County, schools and the community have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by setting up a food delivery and pickup program for students and families that experience food insecurity. Busses h...

The Sierra Nevada Ally

Jessica Santina

12 April 2020

Reno, Nevada, United States

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When the size of group gatherings began to be limited to prevent the spread of COVID-19, recovery programs had to rethink how to hold meetings – such as moving groups to online formats. Although there are limitations ...

WBUR

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Stefano Kotsonis

12 April 2020

New York, New York, United States

Radio

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Local, New York City dive bar, Forgtmenot, had to pivot its business in the wake of COVID-19. Once a popular bar, now is a mini-mart, providing access to groceries for the community. With familial ties to a supermarke...

North Carolina Health News

Anne Blythe

11 April 2020

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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The University of North Carolina's healthcare system is utilizing virtual care centers and mobile communications to more efficiently prioritize potential COVID-19 cases and better track people after they've been teste...

Kaiser Health News

Mary Chris Jaklevic

10 April 2020

United States

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Some officials are using humor to urge citizens to follow Covid-19 directives like staying at home and social distancing. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot used memes shared under #whereslightfoot as inspiration for a publ...

The Bulletin

Makenzie Whittle

9 April 2020

Bend, Oregon, United States

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To address the boredom and isolation that many artists are feeling during the coronavirus pandemic, a local independent filmmaker in Oregon created a film project to act as a creative outlet that attracted contributio...

High Country News

Jessica Kutz

9 April 2020

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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A fleet of mobile health units across the nation have been helping low-income and immigrant communities to access public health care resources, but during the coronavirus pandemic, the focus has shifted to providing r...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Sarah Donahue

9 April 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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An innovative partnership between Bell Shelter, a homeless shelter, Grow Good, an urban farm, and the Salvation Army is bringing healthy food and cooking to a new audience in Los Angeles. People experiencing homelessn...

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Vernie Covarrubias

8 April 2020

Malibu, California, United States

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SQD, Ink. (short for Self-Quarantined Delivery) is a student initiative at Pepperdine University that provides a free grocery delivery service to those who cannot do it themselves, i.e. the elderly or people with auto...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Miranda Cyr

8 April 2020

Austin, Texas, United States

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A nonprofit organization in Texas is helping Hispanic and immigrant families navigate "a complicated health system for children with disabilities" by providing access to resources and support. Offering resources such ...

Next City

Taylor Moore

8 April 2020

United States

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As stay-at-home orders keep crowds from gathering at traditional town halls, politicians in cities and states across the United States are turning to virtual tools to stay accountable to their constituents. City mayor...

Texas Monthly

Lyndsay Knecht

7 April 2020

Dallas, Texas, United States

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When the coronavirus pandemic forced a local bookstore in Texas to shut its doors for safety concerns, the owner launched a hotline for readers to call into for book recommendations. Although the instant success has s...

CNN

Denise Royal

5 April 2020

California, United States

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Social connection and support are crucial for people in the Alcoholics Anonymous program, so the social distancing mandated by COVID-19 has been particularly stressful. To try to recreate the same atmosphere and safe ...

Quartz

Clarissa Pharr

5 April 2020

United States

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The COVID-19 pandemic has routinely been disregarding norms and forcing us to redefine systems of living. One such response is the democratization of music via artists performing on Instagram Live for literally anyone...

Forbes

Christine Ro

4 April 2020

Utrecht, Netherlands

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Many people are motivated to help out during the pandemic, but without proper hygiene tactics, helping could just be harmful. A group started by medical students in the Netherlands called StudentsAgainstCorona rallies...

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