WYES SERIES ABOUT THE LOCAL IMPACT OF COVID-19
In July 2020, WYES launched an ongoing series about the local impact of COVID-19. WYES continued the series in 2021 covering topics ranging from vaccine availability to how major economic engines in our region, the port, the airport and tourism went back to business.
In 2021, WYES produced another six 30-minute programs via Zoom. In all, the series ended with a total of 12 episodes. In keeping with social distancing protocol, in-person panelists participated in different studio locations at WYES. The programs brought together local experts in the medical and education fields, hospitality industry and leaders in the non-nonprofit sector.
Series Host and Producer Marcia Kavanaugh
In the ninth episode, panelists share the impact COVID-19 has had on the local economy.
In the eighth episode, take a look at how people have come together to help those most in need.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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