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How Idaho's Hearing Impaired Community Has Dealt With The Pandemic

 

Public health has been the leading issue for the last year since COVID-19 first came to U.S. And for the 48 million Americans with hearing loss, this pandemic has its own set of challenges.

To mark World Hearing Day, Idaho Matters speaks with Dr. Theresa Trimarco of Idaho Elks Hearing and Balance and patient Todd Daugherty.

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.