Author: Times Staff

News In Brief

Mystic Valley Elder Services Seeks Donations of New Blankets  With winter upon us and plenty of cold weather still ahead, Mystic Valley Elder Services is seeking donations of new blankets, all sizes, for its Emergency Closet.  The Emergency Closet provides…

Safe Injection Sites Are Needed Now

Among the side-effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been the increase in drug-overdose deaths in this country. The death rate from opioids finally had begun to decline in 2019, but then came COVID-19 and the number of deaths from…

Omicron Can Lead to Long COVID

Public health officials have defined so-called long COVID as the physical, neurological, and cognitive symptoms that can persist indefinitely after infection. Over the past two years, we’ve all seen the countless news stories about the devastating effects of long COVID…