Health on the Coast

Health on the Coast

Health on the Coast is a a North Carolina health podcast from Working Narratives and Shoresides. Shoresides is a local journalism project serving coastal North Carolina and beyond.... Show More

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October 26, 2020 2 min

Want to vote early in coastal North Carolina? Here's how.

¿Quieres votar temprano en la costa de Carolina del Norte? Escucha este anuncio. 

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Family nurse practitioner, nonprofit leader and HIV care provider Dr. Leshonda Wallace discusses the shifts she's seen in patients at her facility. On one hand, she's seeing a surge of patients seeking healthcare for their HIV+ status for the first time. At the same time, Wallace discusses how the shift to virtual appointments has highlighted just how many people in Eastern NC live without accessible and affordable heal...

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Brock Johnson is the president of Coastal Adaptive Sports and assistant director for Adaptive Surf project. Johnson discusses his journey with sports and surfing as a quadriplegic. He describes how surfing and other adaptive sports can improve the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities.

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Angela Colon of Wilmington Advocacy and Protest Organization (WAPO) discusses the how protesters have addressed health risks related to COVID-19.

Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, Health on the Coast is a podcast about community health issues in coastal North Carolina and beyond. Produced by Elena Eddington. Music by Chad Crouch. 

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"A lot of times pregnant women are not listened to. And pregnant black women are not listened to at all." 

Coastal University professor, Dr. Fredanna McGough, explains the growing concerns regarding maternal health issues, and how these issues are exacerbated by COVID-19.


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June 24, 2020 4 min

A certified nursing assistant (CNA) at a nursing home in a Jacksonville, North Carolina shares the changes that have been made since COVID-19 to protect staff and residents. Visitors aren't allowed, nurses have started making homemade newspapers for residents, and increased security measures have been put in place. This is the new normal for residents in nursing homes across Coastal Carolina.

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