Methodist in the Media
Methodist Expert Offers Advice for Easing Into Social LifePublished: May 18, 2021
With more Nebraskans getting vaccinated against COVID-19, this summer is shaping up to be much more normal than last. But some people might need to dust off their social skills before heading to summer barbecues and other gatherings.
Marie Gotthardt, a counselor with the Best Care Employee Assistance Program at Omaha’s Methodist Hospital, said it’s OK to “give yourself permission to take it slow if you feel uncomfortable simply because this was a bad year. Now we’re safer, but it’s never going to just be back to what the ‘old normal’ was for all of us.”