Brett Dahlberg

Brett Dahlberg appears in the following:

1,500 Miles From The Southern Border, Immigration Fight Disrupts Michigan Town

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The town has become an unlikely test case for President Biden's immigration policy. Alma's city commission will vote on whether to approve a shelter for unaccompanied minors seeking asylum.


Cities Build Splash Pads To Cool Off Residents In Areas Unaccustomed To Hot Weather

Monday, September 06, 2021

Some of the traditionally coldest states in the country are reckoning with increasingly hot summers. Splash pads are popping up across to help cool these residents coping with climate change.


A Principal And His Tape Measure: Schools Are Helping Do COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Friday, May 14, 2021

Struggling to keep up with a COVID-19 surge in Michigan, overwhelmed local health departments turned to schools, and recruited principals and teachers as supplemental contact tracers.


School Principals Help With Contact Tracing Amid COVID-19 Surge In Michigan

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

With most Michigan schools back to in-person learning, the state is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. Health departments are turning to an unlikely new crew of contact tracers: school principals.


Do-It-Yourself Contact Tracing Is A 'Last Resort' In Communities Besieged By COVID-19

Sunday, December 27, 2020

The coronavirus is spreading so fast that cases are outpacing the contact-tracing capacities of some local health departments. Some have asked people who test positive to do their own contact tracing.


In Michigan, Some Are Being Asked To Do Own Contact Tracing

Friday, December 25, 2020

Local health departments that can't keep up with the rapid spread of the coronavirus are having to adapt. Some Michigan counties are asking people who test positive to do their own contact tracing.


Rochester Hospital Released Daniel Prude Hours Before Fatal Encounter With Police

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Daniel Prude's family knew he was having a psychiatric crisis and needed care. A few hours after his release from Strong Memorial Hospital, an encounter with police proved fatal.


New York Investigates Daniel Prude's Stay At Strong Memorial Hospital

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Hours before his fatal encounter with police in Rochester, Daniel Prude was taken to the hospital, but he was discharged quickly. Now, multiple investigations are under way to figure out why.


Social Distancing, Masks Help New York Keep COVID-19 Cases Down

Monday, June 29, 2020

Until recently, New York was the epicenter of the nation's coronavirus crisis. The state locked down hard and now has numbers many other states might envy.


Cities Brace For 'Collision Course' Of Summer Heat Waves And COVID-19

Saturday, June 20, 2020

As cities weather the first blasts of excessive summer heat, officials weigh the benefits of opening cooling centers and spray parks against the risks of letting people gather in public spaces.


New Coronavirus Disease Officially Named COVID-19 By The World Health Organization

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The disease first identified in China in late 2019 was previously called "2019-nCoV."


Coronavirus Presents First Test Of New Rules For Naming A Disease

Saturday, February 08, 2020

To avoid giving offense or creating stigma, the WHO guidelines recommend against naming new pathogens — the emerging coronavirus, for instance — after people, places, ethnic groups, animals or foods.


Plant Cover In Cities Could Combat 'Urban Heat Island Effect'

Monday, July 22, 2019

A large part of the country has been hit with a punishing heat wave. A visit to a suburban parking lot shows more vegetation would help metropolitan areas stay cooler.


Walking On Painted Keys: Creative Crosswalks Meet Government Resistance

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Intersection art makes streets more inviting and can remind motorists to respect crosswalks and bike lanes. But the federal government says the designs can also be distracting.


Cornell Food Researcher's Downfall Raises Larger Questions For Science

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Brian Wansink made a name for himself producing pithy, palatable studies that connected people's eating habits with cues from their environment. His data manipulation now serves as a cautionary tale.


NYC Mental Health Hotline More Popular Than Expected

Friday, August 04, 2017

NYC Well has received thousands more calls than planners anticipated. First Lady Chirlane McCray says that shows the program is meeting an important need.

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When the Pay Phone Rings, Answer It

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

An Afghan-American artist installs phone booths in Times Square — no quarters needed — to bring the stories of New York City's immigrants to listeners.


Child of Immigrants Gets Her Turn at the Mic

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Britney Espinoza, 11, asked City Councilman Carlos Menchaca if she could have a turn at the podium, and he said yes.


If a Statue Could Talk, What Would it Tell You?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Statues throughout New York City are coming to life and telling their stories through a simple phone call.