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Josh Hinkle

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17 May 2020

Lubbock, Texas, United States

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Experts, advocates, and lawmakers are working within the Texas prison system to help individuals experiencing incarceration access mental health care. A promising practice has been the use of telepsychiatry, or virtua...

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Arezow Doost

17 May 2020

Travis County, Texas, United States

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In Texas’ Travis County, a mental health court is helping divert people out of the criminal justice system and into treatment and outpatient programs. The collaborative process gives individuals the opportunity for re...

Civil Eats

Lynne Curry

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14 May 2020

United States

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Supply chains have been disrupted with the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus pandemic, and farmers are suffering from a lack of buying customers. Meanwhile, food banks are in dire straits as more and more people...

Washington Monthly

Eric Cortellessa

14 May 2020

United States

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Maryland and Ohio recently held elections almost entirely by mail and their different approaches provide insight into the impact on low-income voters, particularly those without permanent addresses. All registered vo...

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Kavita Puri

14 May 2020

Germany

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, Germany has seen some of the lowest death rates in the world. Reasons behind that rate have been attributed to the widespread, accessible testing and subsequent quarantining of ind...

The New Yorker

Atul Gawande

13 May 2020

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, attention is starting to shift toward reopening and recovery. Looking to healthcare professionals as models for doing so can help. A five-part strategy, te...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Max Walden

12 May 2020

Vietnam

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Vietnam has reported less than 300 COVID-19 cases and no related deaths, earning the government and citizens praise for how the country has thus far tackled the spread of the virus. The country's comprehensive method...

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Barry Yeoman

12 May 2020

Houma, Louisiana, United States

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The Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw has long had a culture of cyclicality which is now coming in handy during the Coronavirus pandemic. Because they assume that hardship will come after periods o...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rory Linnane

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10 May 2020

Slinger, Wisconsin, United States

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A nursing home in Slinger, Wisconsin has emerged as a model for mitigating worst-case scenarios during the COVID-19 pandemic, a stark contrast to many other assisted living facilities across the nation, where the viru...

PBS NewsHour

Christopher Booker

10 May 2020

New York, New York, United States

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Adaptations made as Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City during the COVID-19 outbreak to keep health care workers and patients safe are now being used as a blueprint for how to prepare for future health care crises. ...

CNN

Jason Kravarik

Sara Sidner

8 May 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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When coronavirus first appeared in the United States, Seattle emerged as an epicenter, but just a few months later, the city and state have largely reduced the overall caseload. Local officials say that a unified appr...

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Tierra Thomas

7 May 2020

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Lip-reading is very important for clarification for those who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, but the masks mandated by the coronavirus pandemic hinder that. In response, the nonprofit Catalyst Life Services (which curr...

NHPR

Peter Biello

Alex McOwen

6 May 2020

Manchester, New Hampshire, United States

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Fresh Start Farms is a program by the New Hampshire Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success that invites refugees in the state to apply their farming skills here in America to earn an income. Many of the refuge...

The Christian Science Monitor

Ryan Lenora Brown

5 May 2020

Johannesburg, Central African Republic

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To contain the coronavirus and reopen the economy, state governments throughout the United States are implementing public health lessons that were learned in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak. Although the two out...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Daniel J McGraw

4 May 2020

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Cleveland’s city jail has released close to 900 inmates in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in its overcrowded facilities. And the response isn’t unique – New York, LA, Detroit, Chicago, New Orleans, and Housto...

South China Morning Post

Karen Zhang

4 May 2020

Hong Kong

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In Hong Kong, the AsiaWorld-Expo that is near the airport was quickly converted into a triage coronavirus testing center, and played a crucial role in maintaining the local healthcare system. Converted by medical prof...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Heather May

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4 May 2020

Utah, United States

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In an effort to stem drug and substance abuse, Utah's Salt Lake City county is reaching out proactively to parents with courses and parenting programs. By arming parents with the tools to talk with their children and ...

BBC

Maddy Savage

4 May 2020

Sweden

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Private dinners for only men to discuss notions of feminism and toxic masculinity have been picking up in interest across Sweden. What started in earnest following a string of assaults against women in 2016 has now be...

The Seattle Times

Scott Greenstone

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Sydney Brownstone

3 May 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Prompted by the threat of COVID-19, Seattle and King County have rapidly taken steps to protect people experiencing homelessness with responses that activists have long sought. By moving hundreds of people out of crow...

The Washington Post

Jada Yuan

2 May 2020

New York, New York, United States

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When New York hospitals became overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, the military deployed and staffed a Navy hospital ship and built a military field hospital in a nearby convention center to help with the caseload. Al...

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Cinnamon Janzer

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1 May 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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In Minneapolis, a collaboration between the Division of Race and Equity, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the city’s procurement department has helped establish an emergency mental he...

The New York Times

Richard Parker

1 May 2020

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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As New Mexico's former state health secretary, Governor Lujan Grisham did not waste any time implementing aggressive and restrictive measures in the state to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Acutely aware that th...

National Geographic

Aaron Gulley

30 April 2020

New Zealand

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While most countries around the world are trying to implement strategies to contain the coronavirus outbreak, New Zealand set out to eradicate the virus. Rapid government-enacted intervention strategies and a reliance...

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Tom Hallberg

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29 April 2020

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States

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A new initiative at St. John’s Health in Wyoming aimed at bettering people's health while saving the hospital money by combining wellness services with behavioral programs has shown promise but was put on hold due to ...

Los Angeles Times

Erik Kirschbaum

Laura King

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29 April 2020

Berlin, Germany

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Germany has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic as a country that has successfully been able to avoid the worst-case scenario, unlike many other countries still battling the virus. Although the country hasn't esca...

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