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Mental health in a time of crisis

Apr 29, 2020

Local groups are rising to meet the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic to mental health in the community  By Charlotte Beard Behavioral Health Response (BHR) services for mental health has experienced a surge of calls for help due to this COVID-19 crisis. The community has long witnessed the impact of COVID-19 in how various sectors…

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Fighting hunger in a pandemic

Apr 29, 2020

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service deals with many challenges keeping its food bank up and running as demand increases By Brett Auten During these restless and challenging times, the Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service is the little engine that could. When trying to feed the vulnerable during a pandemic, you need all hands…

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Educators innovate to keeps students engaged and connected

Apr 15, 2020

Rising to the challenge With school districts closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19, educators innovate to keeps students engaged and connected  By Brett Auten Suspicions turned to facts last week. As a result of Governor Mike Parson’s directive, all Missouri school districts will be closed for the remainder of the…

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First responders in Florissant adapt to the challenges presented during the COVID-19 outbreak

Apr 15, 2020

By Charlotte Beard First Responders in the Florissant community have sought various ways to address the added challenges of protecting and serving citizens during the pandemic. “The public has been very understanding,” stated Chief of Police Timothy Fagan for the Florissant Police Department. “We are a department that encourages a lot of interaction between our…

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Learning from home

Apr 8, 2020

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents and teachers all over St. Charles County are facing the challenges of remote education By Brett Auten Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, everyone’s new normal looks very different depending on the day. With all schools closed through at least April 24, how to keep some type…

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Caring for kids in crisis

Apr 8, 2020

St. Louis Crisis Nursery continues to provide family support services and emergency respite care for children during the COVID-19 outbreak By Charlotte Beard The needs of children and families who are in a social and/or economic crisis do not disappear when a disaster hits the nation. Those needs will no doubt be magnified during such…

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