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COVID-19 Response: Invisible Problems

People Seeking Help for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Selected

Lock-down and self-isolation has led to a steep increase in people using alcohol and drugs. The increased gun violence has a connection to the drug and alcohol problem. Patients in need of help have no resources. Sadly, many treatment centers and clinics treating patients have cut down their services and/or patients are hard-pressed to reach the few clinics providing treatment.

We are seeing increased incidence of drug... more »

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COVID-19 Test result

I work at an area Community Health center in a high risk area. The Patients we serve have numerous health disparities and chronic illnesses. We have four TESTING site and conduct testing at numerous location in the community.
However, securing Rapid Results is adversely impacting our ability to notify patients in a timely manner. Many who are testing positive and have to be quarantined. They are unable to work resulting... more »
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COVID-19 Response: Invisible Problems

Civil Justice Response Hampered

We've had a resurgence in our community's want to hold marches, rallys, film screenings, voter education and registration events, to speak at City Council and School Board meetings and hold social events to bring communities together, in celebration of Black Lives, and demand for their equity in a myriad of contexts.

But people are hesitant to come out, and are taxed to even participate from home, due to health risks... more »
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COVID-19 Response: Invisible Problems

Shopping/Living

I sneeze wearing masks that touch my nose. Anything that rubs lightly against the tip or sits hard on the bridge makes my nose run and I sneeze. Other than having to wear contacts instead of glasses or having to buy big sunglasses, that avoid mostly sitting on your nose bridge, this has never been an issue in my life.

I would like to think that people would be accommodating to those wearing no mask (or mask alternatives)... more »
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COVID-19 Response: Invisible Problems

Unappreciated essential workers

Us essential workers would really like an incentive for the work we do. We're out there risking our own health not to mention our families. We'd just like to know that we are appreciated for taking that risk every day. It's upsetting to know that all of the essential workers who keep America running aren't worth any kind of boost at all.

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COVID-19 Response: Invisible Problems

Unappreciated frontline workers

 I have been working through the pandemic and it is extremely upsetting to know that although we are risking our lives and our families lives, it doesn't matter we still are not valued and/or appreciated. Hazard pay should be allocated to ALL that have been on the Frontlines during this depressing, frustrating and scary time. It's unbelievable that people on unemployment make more than us Frontline HEROES! Thank you to... more »
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COVID-19 Response: Invisible Problems

Uncaring customers and bosses trending idea

Having bosses who don't take it seriously. Customers coughing in my face and claiming they can't wear mask and then laughing about it. Customers right in our face and the fact our company don't aggressively try to protect us