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COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 3.25)

Mar 25, 2020
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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.  

Tonight, we’re focusing on checking into some of the most vulnerable residents to COVID-19 in the North State – those who are homeless and those who are in jail. We’ll also answer some of your questions and we’ll follow up about the first death in the North State due to the virus that happened yesterday in Shasta County. 

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.  

Tonight, we’ll hear from the health officer of Yuba-Sutter counties about the three positive confirmed cases of COVID-19 happening there, we’ll hear how the sole shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Shasta County is fairing, and we’ll take a little trip with a familiar voice we know you miss!  

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.  

 

Tonight, we head to Butte County and hear from Butte County Public Health Officer Andy Miller about the two positive confirmed cases of novel coronavirus that were announced there over the weekend. Also, NSPR’s Dave Schlom speaks with Jared Caylor, superintendent of the Corning Union High School District about his perspective on what’s involved with closing a school and how they’re moving forward. 

A Chico man has tested positive for COVID-19.

The announcement was made Saturday afternoon by Butte County Public Health Officer Dr. Andy Miller at a breaking news press conference in Oroville.

The pronouncement marks the first positive lab-confirmed case of the virus in Butte County.  

“It’s still unknown how the person contracted the virus and an investigation is ongoing,” Miller said.  

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.  

Tonight, we’ll discuss Governor Gavin Newsom’s order yesterday for all Californians to “stay home,” we’ll take a look at the predicated rates of spread and the hospital capacity in the North State should those numbers come to fruition and we’ll hear from local groups and organizations in the region who are hustling to provide delivery services for those at high risk who are hunkered down in their homes. 

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 *This page is no longer being updated. For the latest information please listen to our COVID-19 Special Program. You can also find more information on our COVID-19 Resource Links Page. 

Last updated on 3/20 at 7:55 p.m. 

The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 1,006 confirmed cases. 

Note: The following numbers reflect the information received by local health jurisdictions as of 6 p.m. PDT March 19. More current numbers may be available from local health jurisdictions.

 

 

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.  

 

Tonight, we’ll hear the latest from public health officials in Butte and Shasta counties who both held press briefings earlier this morning, and we’ll from Kim McCoy Wade, the Director of California’s Department of Aging who talks to two reporters from CalMatters about how seniors can protect themselves during this pandemic.  

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 3.18)

Mar 18, 2020
NPR


This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. 

 

Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19. We want you to feel informed and empowered to make the decisions you need to for yourself and your family. 

 

That’s why today we’re going to be talking “Virus 101.” Tonight, Blue Dot host Dave Schlom and Troy Cline who teaches virology at Chico State get into the details about viruses and what you can do to stop further human spread.

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Tonight's special coverage on the coronavirus explores resources for parents staying home with kids now that most schools around the state are closed, we’ll talk to trauma experts about how to take care of your mental health during this challenging time.

 

We also talk to a reporter from the Redding Record Searchlight about how businesses there are dealing with the latest round of clampdowns from the governor aimed at helping stop the spread of the virus.

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Tonight, NSPR brings you the first of a new weekday show about the local and regional effects of the coronavirus.  

In this first episode, we’ll hear from Chico Mayor Randall Stone about his concerns for the city, we’ll hear about the decision to close Butte County schools and about a new fund being created in the North State to help the region’s most vulnerable during this time.  

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