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The Ongoing Pandemic & Missouri Prisons: 'I'm Definitely in Fear Every Single Day'

The Ongoing Pandemic & Missouri Prisons: 'I'm Definitely in Fear Every Single Day'

Carlos Wade is an inmate at the Southeast Missouri Correctional Center in the Bootheel, who we talked to back in July. He recently updated me on how things are going inside prison – nearly ten months into the pandemic and after another round of cases at the facility.

Nurses & the COVID-19 Vaccine: 'It Gives Us All a Little Bit of Renewed Hope and Energy'

Nurses & the COVID-19 Vaccine: 'It Gives Us All a Little Bit of Renewed Hope and Energy'

Liz Ellison is an RN and critical care nurse at a local hospital in Columbia. She spoke about what it’s like for her – personally – as she prepares to receive the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

Meals on Wheels of Columbia: 'Loneliness is Just as Fatal as a Pandemic'

Meals on Wheels of Columbia: 'Loneliness is Just as Fatal as a Pandemic'

JoNetta Weaver is the executive director of Meals on Wheels of Columbia. She spoke about how the organization continues to offer hot meals to people in need, and about how they’ve had to tackle another health crisis during the ongoing pandemic – loneliness in the senior community.

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