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WYES CONTINUES ITS SERIES ABOUT THE LOCAL IMPACT OF COVID-19

Take a look at how people have come together to help those most in need.

Premiered Thursday, February 18, 2021 

LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: GOOD NEIGHBORS

During this stressful time of pandemic, lockdown and restrictions the Greater New Orleans community has shown what it means to be GOOD NEIGHBORS. The next LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL takes a look at how people have come together to help those most in need. Producer and host, Marcia Kavanaugh, is joined by Devin DeWulf with the Krewe of Red Beans, Erica Chomsky-Adelson with Culture Aid NOLA and Howie Kaplan with The Howlin' Wolf to discuss the work they have done to provide assistance to restaurants and their staff, musicians, hospitality workers and more.

Also featured, a report on how West Bank restaurant Sun Ray Grill owner, chef Tom Hinyup, and staff sprang into action at the start of the pandemic lockdown to make sure their neighboring health care workers were well fed and The Greater New Orleans Foundation Program Officer Isabel Barrios talks about the many efforts undertaken throughout the community to assist residents in many different ways.

This is the eighth episode in the series LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL. To view all episodes in this series, scroll down.


Meet the host and panelist for LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL: GOOD NEIGHBORS

Series Host:

Host Marcia Kavanaugh

WYES Community Projects Producer and INFORMED SOURCES host, Marcia Kavanaugh, will moderate the discussion.

Program Panelist:

Dr. Jennifer Avegno, Director of the City of New Orleans Health Department

Devin De Wulf 
Krewe of Red Beans

Erica Chomsky-Adelson with Culture Aid NOLA

Erica Chomsky-Adelson 
Culture Aid NOLA 

Howie Kaplan 
The Howlin' Wolf


 

Seventh Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Vaccine Timeline

In the seventh episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, learn more about the state's plans to distribute the vaccine and when most residents expect to be vaccinated.

Sixth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Hospitality Industry Impact

In the sixth episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, hear how community groups are coping The program premiered on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Fifth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Hospitality Industry Impact

In the fifth episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, learn how restaurants, hotels, area musicians and the tourism industry have handled the challenges brought on by the pandemic. The program premiered on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Fourth Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Race for a Vaccine

In the fourth installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, local health experts and researchers discuss the latest on the vaccine and treatment of COVID-19. The program premiered on Thursday, October 8, 2020.


Third Episode:

Living in the New Normal: Higher Education

In the third installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, WYES connects with local higher education experts to bring viewers a closer look at the pandemic’s effect regionally. The program premiered on Thursday, September 10, 2020.

Second Episode:

Living in the New Normal Educating Our Children

In the second installment of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL, education experts discuss what options are going to be available for students, parents and teachers as the new school year starts. The program premiered on Thursday, July 30, 2020.


 

Original Episode:

Living in the New Normal

The first episode of LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL focused on how to stay healthy during this uncertain time. The program premiered on Thursday, June 25, 2020.