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During Pandemic, Stable Housing Is More Critical Than Ever

Jul 13, 2020

COVID 19 cases have dropped in Connecticut, but it’s still important for residents to stay home when possible to slow the spread of the disease. But what about residents who don’t have a home?

This hour, we look at homelessness during the pandemic.

We check in with Richard Cho, CEO of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness to learn how the state has avoided outbreaks in shelters that have plagued other cities and states. We also hear from Columbus House, one of the local homelessness organizations that put many clients in hotels to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Later in the hour, we talk with Secretary of the State Denise Merrill about the upcoming Aug 11 primary. By now, many residents have received absentee ballot applications from her office.

Do you have questions about voting by mail? We want to hear from you.

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