Today in La Voz with Mariel Fiori is Tuesday of politics and health.

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People who do not have an order from their doctor to get tested for COVID-19, can call the county line at 845-443-8888. If they have symptoms and need to speak to a doctor to obtain a medical order, they can call the Nuvance Health Network offices at 888-525-4767.

I spoke with journalist Iván Lajara of the Daily Freeman newspaper about the latest news on politics and coronaviruses.

Yvette Bairan, director of Astor Services for Children and Families, spoke about the pandemic and its effect on our children and how we can help them. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many changes in our daily lives. If your child feels scared or anxious, talk to him, ask questions, listen, and reassure him that he is safe and loved. You can also walk, watch movies, create art, and follow routines to help reduce stress. For more advice, or if your daughter needs more advice because of mental health issues, visit the Astor Services for Children and Families website,, or call Astor's COVID-19 hotline at 1-866-ASTOR01 .

In addition, Dr. Marta Sánchez, deputy director of the health center of the Institute for Family Health in Kingston, spoke about the severity of COVID-19 and the services available in the city of Kingston. The Institute for Family Health clinic serves everyone, with or without insurance, with or without documents. 845-338-6400 to make an appointment or more information.

Journalist Amy Goodman gave her opinion on the President's response to the pandemic.