COVID

Stories, news and views about COVID and its effects on our communities

COVID Recovery

Susanne Jones, Skagit's first COVID-19 patient, felt pretty crummy on February 22. But thinking that it was just allergies, she went square-dancing in Lynnwood that night. She talks about her subsequent journey through miserable illness and recovery with Conversations: COVID-19 host John Bowey of Transmediavision and Dr Howard Leibrand, Skagit County's chief medical officer.

First responders

Today, host John Bowey, accompanies Skagit County first responder, Alexa Moses, on a day on the job - finding out how COVID-19 affects the landscape of risk and service in our county.

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Seniors: Coping with COVID

Jennifer Johnson and Renee Corcoran discuss some of the many physical and emotional challenges facing the elderly during the COVID crisis. We also follow some of the intrepid "Meals on Wheels" drivers getting food to isolated older people. Interviewed by John Bowey of Transmediavision.

COVID and Parenting - part 1  of 3

Elizabeth Cooksey and Jennifer Sass-Walton are our guests today as wise, warm, gentle parenting support specialists. Parenting is tough at the best of times - and can be especially so during the COVID crisis. This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on parenting. Interviewed by John Bowey of Transmediavision.

COVID and Parenting - part 2 of 3

In episode 4, part 2, our warm, understanding parenting experts and medical supporters, Jennifer Sass-Walton and Elizabeth Cooksey, emphasize the importance of "putting on your own oxygen mask first." Whether it's physical, mental, emotional or spiritual wellbeing, invest adequately in your own daily health in order to be as good a parent as possible in these times. And these are profoundly important teaching-and-learning times!

COVID and Parenting - part 3 of 3

In episode 4, part 2, our warm, understanding parenting experts and medical supporters, Jennifer Sass-Walton and Elizabeth Cooksey, emphasize the importance of "putting on your own oxygen mask first." Whether it's physical, mental, emotional or spiritual wellbeing, invest adequately in your own daily health in order to be as good a parent as possible in these times. And these are profoundly important teaching-and-learning times!