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What happens if I get COVID-19 while traveling?

By VICTORIA MILKO, Science Writer, Associated Press What happens if I get COVID-19 while traveling? Depending on your destination, it could result in an unexpected change...

Keeping the 65+ Community Healthy, Happy, and Safe During the Pandemic

California care facilities provide medical care and much needed social activities for Seniors who may have isolated throughout pandemic By Sierra Stallworth, Contributing Writer “In the...

Pandemic Stress Weighs Heavily on Gen Z: AP-NORC, MTV Poll

A new MTV/AP-NORC poll finds that close to half of Gen Z Americans ages 13 to 24 say COVID-19 has made pursuing education or...

Some Aren’t Ready To Give Up Masks Despite New CDC Guidance

Like more than 120 million other Americans, Jan Massie is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can pretty much give up wearing a mask under...

What Should You Do If Your Loved One Goes Missing?

“Children are detained and subject to further abuse,” Sherri Jefferson of the African American Juvenile Justice Project (AAJJP) told NNPA Newswire this week. In many cases, when a child goes missing, parents are told to delay reporting for 24 hours. Jefferson called such a delay a denial of justice that [could] lead to the death of those missing. “Police misinform or misuse information provided by the families to include an emphasis on depression, behavior or conduct disorders, and isolation,” Jefferson demanded. “These factors lessen the chance of defining the person as missing.” Ultimately, the missing person is viewed through the lens of voluntarily being absent or willfully not wanting to be located, Jefferson added. AAJJP officials also expressed concern about trafficking.