The Exchange The Exchange is NHPR's locally produced statewide call-in program.
The Exchange

The Exchange

From New Hampshire Public Radio

The Exchange is NHPR's locally produced statewide call-in program.

Most Recent Episodes

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 29, 2020

Some Granite Staters have gotten COVID-19 and recovered; we discuss how, even if you're fortunate enough to survive the virus, it can still have long-term emotional and physical impacts. In the midst of this pandemic, we are longing for the pastimes of summer, including the sights and sounds of a Red Sox game. We talk about the cancellation of the Boston Marathon, the role of sports in our lives, and what the future may hold. And we check in on NHPR's Spanish language audio newscast, ¿Qué Hay de

State Epidemiologists On The Latest N.H. COVID-19 News & Answers To Your Health & Safety Questions

An inflammatory condition in children thought to be linked to COVID-19 has arrived in the state, and as more businesses reopen, we talk about how you can stay safe, and answer your health questions about the pandemic in New Hampshire. Air date: Thursday, May 28, 2020.

State Epidemiologists On The Latest N.H. COVID-19 News & Answers To Your Health & Safety Questions

Veterinarians Adjust Practices During Pandemic

From restricting access to certain areas, offering drive-through services, and delaying non-emergency procedures, veterinarians have been taking some of the same precautions as doctors who treat humans, since COVID-19 arrived. They have even adopted telemedicine in some cases.

How Do Summer Programs Operate During A Pandemic, And What's Lost If They Don't?

As school lets out, parents look to school districts, recreation programs, and overnight camps to keep kids busy, happy, and safe. We talk with summer programs across the state about how they're preparing in the midst of the pandemic, and the tough decisions they're making to ensure safety of children and staff, as a vital resource for families and our economy. Air date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

How Do Summer Programs Operate During A Pandemic, And What's Lost If They Don't?

Rebroadcast: How Do We Create Connections in an Online World?

In the midst of the pandemic, the importance of human relationships has become clearer than ever. We talk with people who have been thinking about how to maintain relationships and create community as we work from home and remain physically apart. We also look at how our view of technology is evolving, and what is lost when life is online. This is a rebroadcast. Original Airdate: Thursday, May 14, 2020

In Depth: COVID-19 and Long-term Care in N.H.

We wrap up our In-Depth series on COVID-19 and health care with:a look at long-term care. The coronavirus has taken an especially high toll on residents and staff at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. This week, state officials announced 51 cases in a single facility. We explore why these outbreaks are occurring and what's being done about it.

In Depth: Health Care Workers and COVID-19

Th is week on The Exchange: An in-depth series on the impact of COVID-19 on our health care system. Among those most vulnerable to this disease are health care workers; many have dealt with shortages of testing supplies, equipment, and staff, as well as shifting guidelines from authorities. We talk with three New Hampshire caregivers, all in the early years of their careers, about how this pandemic has affected them and their workplaces, as well as how these experiences might help shape the

In Depth: How Will COVID-19 Impact Health Insurance Access & Policy?

The pandemic has highlighted the gaps in our health insurance system, such as Americans who remain uninsured, or under-insured, even after decades of debate on health insurance policy. Now, with millions of people losing their jobs, some will also lose coverage, adding into the complexity of this problem – and sparking a search for new solutions. Air date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

In Depth: COVID-19 and Telemedicine in N.H.

This week, The Exchange goes in-depth with a special series on the impact of COVID-19 on our healthcare system. On Tuesday, we discuss telemedicine. In-person visits to doctors, dentists, and other providers are not permitted for most of the population, so providers are turning to telemedicine to treat patients via computers, mobile devices, and other technologies. What has your experience been like? We explore the pros and cons of telemedicine and its potential lasting impact on patient care.

In Depth: Rural Healthcare and COVID-19

This week, The Exchange goes in-depth with a special series on the impact of COVID-19 on our healthcare system, beginning with a look at rural healthcare. As a largely rural state, New Hampshire already had service challenges prior to the crisis in providing health care options for rural and underserved communities. Many rural hospitals were already struggling financially, and the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll. We discuss precautions taken in anticipation of the pandemic, how non-COVID

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