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The State We’re In: NH Labor Shortage and how the ‘I Build New Hampshire’ initiative could help

Wherever you go in New Hampshire, you see “help wanted” signs dotting the windows. One of the sectors hit hard by the continuing labor shortage is construction. A new education initiative called “I Build New Hampshire” is trying to encourage more people to explore careers in the trades. Joshua Reap and Jennifer Landon from the Associated Builders and Contractors of New Hampshire and Vermont (ABC NH/VT) discuss the goals of the project. READ MORE

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The State We’re In: Eviction moratorium update

In this episode of NHPTV’s The State We’re In, (watch in full above)  NHPR Reporter/Editor Casey McDermott outlines what the eviction moratorium is all about with Granite State News Collaborative project manager Melanie Plenda. After that, a discussion of what legal assistance is available to NH residents. For that story, we hear from Gabriela Lozada, NHPR’s Report for America Corps member. Gabriela’s focus is on Latin communities with original reporting in Spanish for ¿Qué hay de Nuevo NH?.  She interviews Maria Eveleth, Fair Housing Project Director at New Hampshire Legal Aid in both English and Spanish. READ MORE

COVID-19 in NH: Latest news and updates

The Variant strikes back: Q&A with Dartmouth-Hitchcock specialist Dr. Jose Mercado

COVID-19 cases are rising again in New Hampshire, and hospitals are seeing a surge of new COVID patients. With the new Delta variant’s increased rate of spread and about one-third of Granite Staters unvaccinated, masks are starting to make a return as well. With all the latest COVID-19 news and information, it can be difficult to stay up to date. Dr. Jose Mercado, Infectious Disease Specialist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, joins The State We’re In host Melanie Plenda to answer your frequently asked questions. READ MORE

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NH PBS ‘The State We’re In’: Vaccine Questions and Answers

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout is in full swing across the Granite State. Despite ongoing progress, residents and health workers still have major concerns. This week, Concord Monitor’s Health Reporter and Report for America Corps member Teddy Rosenbluth as well as Dr. Staci Hermann, Chief Pharmacy Officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, dug into some of those concerns. READ MORE