Your Health and COVID-19

Dr. Sara Vetter is the Assistant Division Director of the Public Health Laboratory for the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Vetter talks with Freddie Bell about the importance of getting tested for COVID-19. Carolyn Deters, Executive Director of Gifts for Seniors says social isolation and loneliness are serious health issues and can become more common with age. The arrival of the novel coronavirus has almost certainly made the problem worse. She also says the organization is hosting their 27th Annual Holiday Gift Drive for Isolated Seniors. You can brighten the holiday season for an isolated older adult in need by supporting the annual holiday gift drive for our neighbors in the Twin Cities metro who may not have friends or family. Joe McKenzie, founder of Ripple Connects talks about the various mentorship opportunities for Baby Boomers. Dr. Aja King, Clinical Psychologist, gives valuable tips in coping with stress as a result of COVID-19. New Beginnings also thanks The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, AARP Twin Cities, West Metro Hypnosis and Unity South Twin Cities.