COVID-19 Vaccine Now Being Distributed In Wisconsin, What’s Behind Violence Against Health Care Workers

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UW Health respiratory therapist Tina Schubert gets a COVID vaccine
On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, UW Health respiratory therapist Tina Schubert, left, became the first of UW Health’s health care workers to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. Photo courtesy of UW Health.

A public health expert and doctor explains what the state’s rollout of the first-available COVID-19 vaccine looks like, and what we can expect to happen next. Then we talk with a pair of journalists who have covered the rise in violence against health care workers over the last decade.

Featured in this Show

  • What You Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccine And Its Rollout

    The first round of the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed around the country. We talk to a doctor and public health expert about the rollout, and what we should expect as people get vaccinated.

  • A Look At Violence Against Nurses And Hospital Workers In Wisconsin

    While nurses and hospital workers are considered heroes, they’re also vulnerable to violence. In fact, government data shows that attacks against health care workers at hospitals have risen 60 percent since 2011. We look at what’s behind the assaults, and why more isn’t being done to prevent them.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest
  • Raquel Rutledge Guest
  • John Diedrich Guest

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