Luann adjusts a family photo at wall in her home. Before the coronavirus outbreak, she would take Jeff to church on Sunday and to the movies. They'd go out for fast food. But she says since the lock down, his anxiety has increased.
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Airdate: Friday, June 4, 2021
To mask or not to mask — attend or not attend. Pennsylvanians have options as pandemic restrictions ease and the state, and country, return to “normal.”
That doesn’t mean it will be easy to shed the anxiety that came along with the mitigation protocols. In fact, for some people who have experienced loss or a death, they may also be dealing with trauma when trying to go back into community life.
For more on mental health issues plus a deeper look at the changing tide of healthcare–check out WITF’s Transforming Health. Online at TransformingHealth.org, a partnership of WITF, WellSpan Health and Capital Blue Cross.
Communities opening up with events and exhibits
As Pennsylvania emerges from mitigation restrictions, community organizations and arts events are being scheduled. Opening safely, while transitioning out of pandemic restrictions, is top of mind for organizers.