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Supervisors declare loneliness a public health crisis in San Mateo County

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to declare loneliness a public health crisis.

Supervisors are hoping to raise money to, among other things, create a “minister of loneliness” position.

Meanwhile, a new app also aims to help people beat back loneliness.

NBC Bay Area’s Scott Budman breaks it all down in the video report above.

Source: NBC Bay Area

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