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Public Radio Hour 'Alabama's New Normal: pt. 1' [5/7/20]

As Alabama continues to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, restrictions on our economy are gradually loosening up. This is the first installment of our ‘New Normal’ series for stories on how our community is seeking the balance between staying healthy and welcoming back business.


This episode, Land Trust of North Alabama's Marketing Director, Melanie Manson, shares some of her favorite nature trails, & tips on how to practice social distancing in the wilderness. Claire Aiello, V.P. of Marketing and Communications for the Huntsville/ Madison County Chamber tells us about a collab with the Local Distancing Project- a digital platform promoting local businesses during the pandemic. We look toward the future for colleges and students, with Dr. Jim Purcell, Executive Director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Ed. And Dr. Neil Lamb, V.P. of Educational Outreach at HudsonAlpha, gives us a scientific take on questions like, ‘Is it safe?’ and ‘How do I protect myself, and those around me?’.


Related links:


A.C.H.E. COVID Info. - https://ache.edu/COVID19.aspx

Land Trust N. AL Activities/ COVID-19 Info. - https://www.landtrustnal.org/explore/

Hsv./ Madison County Chamber 'Get Your Gift On' Site - getyourgifton.org 

Local Distancing Project Info for Businesses - https://www.localdistancing.com/about

Shareable Science Videos from HudsonAlpha - https://vimeo.com/hudsonalpha

WLRH Resources for Students and Families page - http://wlrh.org/News/resources-students-and-families

WLRH How to Help in the Tennessee Valley page - http://wlrh.org/News/how-help-tennessee-valley

WLRH Info. About COVID-19 in North Alabama - http://wlrh.org/News/info-about-covid-19-north-alabama

Air Date: 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

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