Regional Roundup – 10/26/20

This week; the Health Department gives us some trick-or-treating guidelines, voting rights for people with dementia, and poet Airea D. Matthews.

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(Hanbit Kwon for Billy Penn)

(Hanbit Kwon for Billy Penn)

On this week’s Regional Roundup; we’re going to talk about the city’s recommended protocols for trick-or-treating during the pandemic with The Philadelphia Department of Health’s Medical Director of the division of COVID-19 containment, SHARA EPSTEIN. We’ll also hear from University of Pennsylvania physician JASON KARLAWISH, who advocates for the voting rights of patients with dementia. Then, Philadelphia-based poet AIREA D. MATTHEWS will join us to recite some poems, tell us about her work and about being awarded a 2020 Pew Fellowship.

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