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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.

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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.

    PSA: Early Voting Information For Coastal North Carolina

    PSA: Early Voting Information For Coastal North Carolina

    Want to vote early in coastal North Carolina? Here's how.¿Quieres votar temprano en la costa de Carolina del Norte? Escucha este anuncio. 

    • 2 min
    Effects of Coronavirus on HIV+ Individuals in Eastern NC

    Effects of Coronavirus on HIV+ Individuals in Eastern NC

    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...

    • 4 min
    Protesters weigh health risks of COVID and civic responsibility

    Protesters weigh health risks of COVID and civic responsibility

    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...

    • 4 min
    How surfing can improve the wellbeing of people with disabilities

    How surfing can improve the wellbeing of people with disabilities

    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...

    • 3 min
    Health disparities among pregnant mothers

    Health disparities among pregnant mothers

    "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...

    • 4 min
    Nursing Homes and COVID-19

    Nursing Homes and COVID-19

    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...

    • 4 min

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