Let’s Talk About Loneliness

Loneliness Feeling Lonely?Don’t worry we’re here to help. 🙂 Try these steps !Here are some steps you can take to battle loneliness Learn More“Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” – Henry Rollins Previous Next https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWNL7EClClo&ab_channel=Psych2Go This pandemic has required that we distance ourselvesContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Loneliness”

COVID-19’s Affect on BIPOC

How COVID-19 has disproportionately affected BIPOC COVID-19 has disproportionately affected the Black, Latinx, and Indigenous populations. Below is a table provided by the CDC comparing “Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Death By Race/Ethnicity” Cases for American Indian or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic persons are 1.7 times higher than that of  White people . Hospitalizations forContinue reading “COVID-19’s Affect on BIPOC”

What is COVID-19 ?

What is COVID-19 There are many different types of Coronaviruses. One example of this would be the SARS Coronavirus or “SARS-Cov”. Covid-19 is a new strain of coronavirus.  Prior to this pandemic, it was never seen in humans. The Covid-19 virus was first documented in Wuhan, China. The spread of Covid-19 has been rampant sinceContinue reading “What is COVID-19 ?”

Tax Break? What You Need to Know

Unemployment Tax Break? Important Things To Know​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LZglfeAtDU&ab_channel=FOX35Orlando The latest stimulus bills permits tax exemptions up to $10,200 for unemployment benefits received in 2020. This applies to individuals whose adjusted gross income is under $150,000.  If you’ve already filed your taxes for 2020, the IRS will be issuing refunds in May. If you have notContinue reading “Tax Break? What You Need to Know”

What are Eviction Moratoriums?

What are Eviction Moratoriums ? What are Eviction Moratoriums, why important? Federal eviction moratoriums created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention limits the ability for landlords to evict someone when a tenant is unable to pay rent. Eviction moratoriums are necessary during this pandemic because many people have lost their income as aContinue reading “What are Eviction Moratoriums?”

How covid has influenced Unemployment

How COVID-19 has impacted Unemployment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpQlArEK4Pw If you are a Massachusetts resident you can apply for employment benefits here: Unemployment Benefits Click here for more information Click here for more information Unemployment has increased as a direct consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic.However, there have been many struggles when trying to receive unemployment benefits. 1. ManyContinue reading “How covid has influenced Unemployment”

How are Hospitals Doing?

How are Hospitals Doing ? Covid-19 has increased traffic in our hospitals. The federal government has been regularly gathering detailed hospital data showing how Covid-19 has been stressing hospitals. Pinar Karaca-Mandic, a professor at the University of Minnesota, has worked with the Department of Health and Human Services to gather this data. Together they haveContinue reading “How are Hospitals Doing?”

How has COVID-19 impacted mental health?

COVID-19’s impact on mental health Covid-19 has the ability to affect the people who become infected with the virus and those who haven’t. Those who have been affected may endure the virus’ physical symptoms but also will be emotionally and mentally challenged. part of his challenge is the necessary quarantining in order to keep theirContinue reading “How has COVID-19 impacted mental health?”

“I’ve tested positive for COVID-19, now what?!”

“I have COVID-19, now what?!” If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 you should: Quarantine. Stay home and if you can, keep a distance from those who live with you. Many people can become ill with this virus and recover over time. It is important you limit contact with others to prevent the spread of theContinue reading ““I’ve tested positive for COVID-19, now what?!””