For two and a half decades, Dr. Jose Tongol has practiced the medical arts in Albany, serving at the forefront of the battle against cancer. He also has found the visual and musical arts to play a big part of healthy living. As the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated providing medical care, the arts have become an even more important refuge for this renaissance man. Click on "read more" below right to learn about Dr. Tongol.
When COVID-19 struck the Albany area, Heather Ashberry, designer and owner of Beatrice Wormwood, used her art and seamstress skills to make needed cloth face masks for those working at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Click on "read more" below right to learn about Heather and find links to her videos on how to make your own protective mask, including no-sew methods!
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