The Psychology of Re-Opening, Training for the Olympics and More! | Full Megacast, May 22, 2020

University of Michigan Track Star and Medical Student Erin Finn, Psychologist Dr. Melanie Schwartz and other news-makers discuss the latest COVID-19 news and information on this full episode of The Oakland County Megacast!

Erin Finn, University of Michigan Track Star, Olympic Hopeful, and medical student, discusses how the pandemic has impacted her prospects for qualifying for the Olympic Games, as well as her work with other medical students to provide services to people in need during this crisis.

Dr. Melanie Schwartz from Viewpoint Psychology and Wellness discusses the ways that outdoor activity and exercise will help relieve the stress and anxiety of the pandemic, West Bloomfield Parks Executive Director Jennifer Tucker talks about how local parks are preparing for a greater crowd of people in attendance, and Dr. Jamie Taweel, Internal Medicine Specialist at Grand River Medical Associates, talks about how local medical professionals are preparing for more in-person visits and when patients should instead opt for tele-medicine checkups.

Additionally, Rochester Chief of Police Steven Schettenhelm discusses the law enforcement challenges of re-opening as the pandemic response changes and talks about the compliance of the people of Rochester with COVID-19 safety precautions, and Rabbi Daniel Schwartz talks about when to expect Temples to re-open locally.

Plus, Dave Scott checks in from the front lines of Northern Michigan as restaurants, bars, and retail operations re-open!

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