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Courtesy of Dianne Connelly

Editor's note: Scroll to the end of this story to read our response to N.H. Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette's recent statements on NHPR’s reporting on COVID-19 and the state's long-term care facilities.

The last time Dianne Connelly hugged her mother, Anita Goodwin, was March 13. Had she known what the next few months would bring, she would have held on a little bit longer.

Dan Tuohy / NHPR

Hoy, te traemos las noticias del lunes 3 de agosto.

Las puedes escuchar haciendo click en el siguiente audio o leerlas a continuación. 

Una nota: Lo escrito es nuestro guión para nuestras grabaciones. Tenlo en cuenta si ven algunas anotaciones diferentes. 

Funcionarios de salud comparten datos actualizados del coronavirus en New Hampshire

Los funcionarios de salud anunciaron 21 [veintiún] nuevos casos de COVID-19 en New Hampshire ayer, al igual que un nuevo fallecimiento vinculado a la enfermedad. 

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An emergency stipend program meant to address the staffing crisis at New Hampshire's long-term care facilities amid the coronavirus pandemic lapsed at the end of last week.

But advocates say the need for the stipends is still acute, as facilities across the state struggle to hire and retain the workers they need to adequately care for their residents.

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A continuación, encuentra las noticias del viernes 24 de julio.

Las puedes escuchar en el siguiente audio y leerlas.

Una nota: este es el guion que usamos para grabar, por ende, podrás encontrar anotaciones diferentes en el texto. 

Equipo del estado recomienda involucrar la equidad en la industria de salud y más instituciones

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A continuación, pueden leer las noticias del martes 21 de Julio.

También las puedes escuchar haciendo click en el siguiente audio. 

Una nota: Lo escrito es nuestro guión para nuestras grabaciones. Tenlo en cuenta si ven algunas anotaciones diferentes.

Consejos escolares locales discuten sobre planes de reapertura

Annie Ropeik / NHPR

New Hampshire's long-term care ombudsman is sounding the alarm about the harm that prolonged isolation is inflicting on residents of the state's long-term care facilities.

Courtesy of Dotty Miller

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way many of us do our jobs, including those of us here at NHPR - it's kept our reporters from getting out and recording your voices as much as usual.

So we’ve asked people to step in for us, to record their own lives and share how daily life has been interrupted in big and small ways.

OSHA

Hackett Hill Center, a skilled nursing facility in Manchester, is facing a federal workplace safety investigation into the recent death of an employee. 

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: June 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020

Juneteenth celebrations, to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S., are happening around New Hampshire and online this Friday, and protests against police brutality have led to increased scrutiny of law enforcement practices in the Granite State. And at the end of the first week of reopening since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the state, we check in on the latest health updates. 

Air date: Friday, June 19, 2020.

Americans routinely buy all sorts of insurance — for cars, homes, health and even pets and boats.

But when it comes to long-term-care insurance, relatively few sign up. Out of more than 313 million Americans, only about 8 million have any such protection, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. The low participation rate largely reflects the high cost of long-term-care insurance.