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Living in New Bern and Beyond Show – Episode 163

New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 163
Jim Davis, Colleen Roberts, Wendy Card, Kelly Millington, and George Oliver

Healthcare Heroes Dealing with COVID-19, Halloween, Turkey Trot, and Local Resources

The Podsquad connects you with the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas!

The Podsquad: George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), and I talked about all kinds of things related to living in the greater New Bern area. We were joined by Special Guests: Kelly Millington and Jim Davis.



Podcast Show notes:

00:57 – Trivia Contest Question

2:52 – NC State Emergency Veterinary School

4:32 – Animal Care Center of New Bern

7:10 – Mark Stevens, City Manager

7:40 – Catching up with The Podsquad

9:20 – Daylight Savings Time

9:40 – Check your Smoke Detector Batteries

10:03 – Banjoy

10:35 – Neuse River Ramblers

10:57 – Halloween

13:35 –Interview with Kelly Millington, Director of Financial Development, Twin Rivers YMCA

14:10 – Turkey Trot

16:35 – Twin Rivers YMCA Programs

19:05 – Turkey Trot Mascot

22:35 – Blood Drives at the Twin Rivers YMCA

24:15 – Interview with Jim Davis, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Nursing at CarolinaEast Medical Center

24:50 – COVID-19 Patients at CarolinaEast

26:15 – CarolinaEast Team Emotional Battles

27:36 – Stress Debriefings

28:11 – Celebrating Every Discharge

28:25 – How the Community can help CarolinaEast and Healthcare Providers

29:00 – COVID-19 Transmission

29:50 – What to do if someone you know tests positive for the virus

31:20 – What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

34:20 – Blue Lighted Hearts in support of Healthcare Heroes

35:19 – Featured Artist: Lisa Bisbee-Lentz

36:20 – Ringing the Bell for lives lost to the virus

37:05 – Voting

39:20 – Thanks to Craven County Board of Elections

40:16 – NC Phase 3 Reopening

40:53 – NC Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program

41:35 – NC 211 Hotline

41:59 – Joke Time

41:59 – Beary Merry Christmas

44:30 – Street Closures in Downtown New Bern

45:15 – Preschooler Parade

46:55 – Old City Garage renovated into Diesel & Heavy Equipment Training Center

48:38 – New Bern Parks & Recreation receives National Accreditation

49:11 – Drive-in Movies

49:57 – City received Certificate of Authorization from the FAA for Drone Program

55:20 – Distribution of Masks, Gloves, Hand Sanitizer and Candy

56:30 – Trivia Contest Answer

58:18 – Joke Time

Join us on November 5 from 1 – 2 p.m. as we Zoom live on NewBernNow’s Facebook page. The video and audio will be uploaded to NewBernNow.com, YoutubeiTunes, Libsyn, and wherever you listen to your podcasts.

You can also listen to the show on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM by tuning in every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Let us know if you’d like to be a guest or if you have any questions by sending us an email.

Wendy Card