The Allure Of Gardening In The Age Of Coronoavirus, COVID-19 Public Health Update

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A horticulturalist shares why some people are feeling more drawn to gardening now than usual. And a public health physician shares information and answers questions about the next phases of the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • How Public Health Endeavors Have Impacted The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

    It’s been a month since President Donald Trump declared the COVID-19 outbreak a national emergency. Since then, lawmakers–including Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers–have implemented physical distancing rules and stay-at-home orders. We’ll talk to a public health expert about how initiatives have impacted the outbreak.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Mike Maddox Guest
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest