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Dr. Brendan Minnihan - SAU 43 - Covid 19 Newport Update - 3-16-2020

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Release Date: 03/16/2020

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Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase is on talking about Covid 19, new police procedures, everyone wearing masks, grocery store one ways, scams / Covid 19 scams, update on the fatal house fire last week, and more.

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Kevin Onnela is on (in person) as we talk about the coronavirus. He talks about how this worries him, his concerns, and what he is seeing. His iPad is running finally, he took his old 1940's motorcycle for a spin yesterday, we talk about side effects of hydroxychloroquine, food and products made in China, Screwball, and lots more.

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Eddie is in studio talking about Covid 19, staying at home, what he has been up to, the economy, a town in Maine cutting down trees to block an out-of-stater in their property because of Covid 19, Wayne calls in and explains why he is keeping away (as he should!), what he has been up to, how his hot rod project is coming, his & Eddies lungs, and lots more.

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Leigh Stocker from Summercrest & Cheri Parkhurst from Sullivan County Health Care "zoom'ed" on today to talk about the measures both are taking to keep both organizations safe during this pandemic. We talked about actives that still are happening at both locations. The expansion project at Summercrest has stopped because of Covid 19, and no one is allowed in either location.

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Ray Gagnon zoom'ed in this morning (after last week we had tech issues and had to do it over the phone.) We talk about Covid 19, staying home, being in social isolation, how everyone is holding up, President George W Bush prepping for a pandemic back in 2005, and lots more.

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Dan Cherry, Principal of Perkins Academy of Marlow was on discussing how students and families are doing now during the school shut down, the transition to online learning, and the resources that he is finding & giving out for free to all. Dan started up a new Facebook page called Free Educational Resources - Helping Parents at Home. This page is a free resource for families looking for new ideas, as parents are now home during Covid 19, helping teach their kids.

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Catherine Bardier from New London Hospital calls in remotely as we socially distance ourselves. We talk about healthy living during the coronavirus, different resources available to the public on New London Hospital's website, how she and her family are holding up, and more.

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Newport Police Chief Brent Wilmot welcomes brand new New London Chief Emily Cobb on the radio. The two have known each other since kindergarten, worked together at the Claremont PD for a while, and now became Chiefs in the same year. We talk about Covid 19, Chief Cobb working in New London, any sickness or quarantines within the Newport or New London PD, and lots more.

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Harper is still with me at work.  Recorded around 6:40 in the morning, she talks about her dream last night involving a celery person, she has a spelling test today, and....that's about it.  Quick talk segment today with her.

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PJ Lovely is on discussing the building shutdown, rec programs, events happening and possibly not happening, hiking in the town forest, the Spring Sports schedule, and lots more.

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SAU #43 Superintendent Dr. Brendan Minnihan is in studio discussing the Covid 19 situation.  Coming directly from a staff meeting this morning, Dr. Minnihan spoke about the latest situation with the Newport School District.  Governor Sununu closed all public schools at a press conference Sunday until at least April 3rd.  We spoke about what this means for students & staff, how online & at home learning will take place, how the school breakfast & lunch program will service it's population, the Newport school board and select board working together for the betterment of the community, how the school shutdown will or will not alter graduation & April vacation, how special ed students and those with IEP's will be affected, Pre-K thru 3rd grade learning, distributing Chrome Books to at home learners, and lots more.  This pandemic is something we all as a society are dealing with and learning about, and the Newport School District's plans are fluid; willing to change when need arises.