Transforming Health is about health care – not only its quality and costs, but the importance of maintaining good health through individual and collective action. It’s a look at the rapidly changing health in America and in Central Pennsylvania, through Transforming Health on WITF, in partnership with Capital BlueCross and WellSpan Health.
For some people, grief is complicated by attitudes about the virus among family and friends.
Young people and those with no COVID-19 symptoms are among those at risk.
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Pennsylvania’s mask-wearing order is to be lifted June 28 or whenever 70 percent of adults are vaccinated,.
State and local governments also would be prohibited from using so-called ‘vaccine passports.’
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Also on the program: Attention to alcoholism lost during the pandemic
Some have called the COVID-19 pandemic an equalizer or a shared experience, in that every single one of us has been impacted. We have all experienced a degree of fear, isolation or worry. What remains to be seen is how these feelings will impact our mental health.
On “Transforming Health: Mental Health After a Pandemic” we’ll hear from individuals who already had mental health concerns and then had to navigate through a pandemic. They’ll share their tips for others. Plus, why some feel connection and a sense of belonging will be the key to moving forward.
It has been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic struck altering life for everyone. On Transforming Health: Coronavirus Then and Now we’ll revisit the stories of those we interviewed at the start of the pandemic. We’ll hear from front line workers, teachers, parents and more. How has life changed and what are they expecting in the near future.
We have all been impacted in one way or another by COVID-19. On Transforming Health: Learning During a Pandemic we’ll take a look at how students, teachers and parents have adapted to learning during this time.
The COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing we’ve experienced. We are all dealing with stress and uncertainty in one way or another. During times like these, experts say practicing mindfulness can be a way to find calm in the chaos.
Through the Cracks will draw on experts and first-hand accounts to target problems and break down stigma associated with mental health. Both data-driven and deeply personal, this months-long series aims to spark conversations, question policymakers and health care leaders, and result in measurable improvements for those who need help.
Pennsylvania has one of the highest opioid overdose death rates in the nation. Every day, thousands of Pennsylvanians—mothers and fathers, children, neighbors—struggle to overcome addiction. Rural and urban, rich and poor, the opioid crisis affects all of us.
Here With You
Together, WITF, Capital BlueCross and WellSpan Health have launched “Here with You,” a special Transforming Health campaign designed to promote physical and mental resiliency during these challenging times and beyond. We’re distributing resources to children and families, providing free access to technology and engaging the community.
Discover more about Here With You.
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