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Summer Is Here: Pools And Camps Are Now Opening

Jun 25, 2020
Rachel Keith


  Summer camps are beginning to open around the Cape Fear Region -- and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there’s a lower risk of catching the virus outdoors and no evidence that COVID-19 can spread through pools. WHQR visited some of our local camps -- and reports how they’re operating during the pandemic.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every aspect of our lives -- and mental health is no exception. According to a national survey across ten states, therapists are reporting increases in a variety of mental health issues as the pandemic drags on.

Nick Santillo


Wilmington leaders have passed a resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for a COVID-19 pandemic-related grant. The funds -- nearly $235,000 -- would be used by the Wilmington Police Department to buy equipment: ultraviolet lights for sterilization, first aid kits, and eight drones.

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As Covid-19 spreads, scientists and healthcare providers are worried about more than the physical health of Americans. Experts warn that people need to take care of themselves mentally, as well -- now more than ever.