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Surviving the 8 types of pandemic sadness to feel strong again. Dwight Bain (Author and Nationally Certified Counselor join Jerry and Blanca to let us know.)
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A positive way to start your day each morning
The Jerry and Blanca show with producer Spencer is about starting your day with a smile, some inspiration and a good dose of audio coffee. Jerry is the optimistic, always in trouble risk taker who likes to tease his cohorts. Blanca is the hometown, little sister who has no problem putting Jerry in his place. Spencer is the peacemaker, tie-breaker, homebody who always believes a Redskins Super Bowl is just around the corner. Together they love starting mornings with you.
If you or someone you know is suffering with mental health problems here are some numbers to call for help. National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255 (24 hours). National Alliance on Mental Illness: 800-950-6264 (10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.).
For the next 24 hours millions of people around the world will celebrate the "National Day of Unplugging." It's an awareness campaign that promotes a break from technology.
There's new information about mass vaccination sites in Maryland.
Jerry & Blanca spoke to Alan King, this week's WGTS Hometown Hero, for feeding homeless people in Prince George's County three days a week with meals he cooks in his own kitchen.
February is Heart Health Month and Dr. Daisy Lazarus, a cardiologist with Adventist Health Care, spoke with Jerry about Blanca about practical ways to increase your heart health and decrease your risk of a heart attack. Exercise, eating healthy and managing your stress are three things you can do today.
(Undated) -- If you have ever dreamed of becoming a T-S-A officer, now you have your chance. The Transportation Security Administration plans to hire 6,000 officers nationwide. Around 100 of those position will be hired locally at Reagan and Dulles Airports. Air travel is expected to jump a lot as more Americans get vaccinated. You can find the link to apply for those positions at www.tsa.gov.
(Waldorf, MD) -- Southern Maryland will soon have a COVID vaccination site ran by federal officials. FEMA has announced their plans to support the new site. It will operate at Regency Furniture Stadium in Charles County as it becomes the state's fourth mass vaccination site. Officials say they plan to open the center in early March. You can visit covid-link-dot-maryland-dot-gov for more information about state-run vaccination sites. Governor Larry Hogan says the new Johnson-and-Johnson vaccine is expected in Maryland by early next week. This will be the first single-dose vaccine in the U.S.