Senator Baldwin On Federal Stimulus, Wisconsin Doctor On Her Desktop Coronavirus Testing Barrier, Enjoying State Parks Safely

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Sen. Tammy Baldwin reacts to the federal coronavirus aid package. Then we talk to a Madison doctor who invented a shield for medical professionals to more safely administer coronavirus tests. And a representative from the Wisconsin DNR encourages us to visit state parks safely during the outbreak.

Featured in this Show

  • Baldwin Discusses Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Package

    The federal government is spending trillions of dollars in aid as part of a federal stimulus package, recently signed into law, to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joins the show to share her thoughts on the legislation and what comes next.

  • Madison Doctor Invents Desktop Barrier For Safer Coronavirus Testing

    With protective equipment for medical staff in short supply, one Wisconsin doctor invented a portable desktop barrier to make COVID-19 testing safer. She talks with us about how it was built and why it will soon be available in more clinics around the state.

  • How To Enjoy Wisconsin's State Parks During The Coronavirus Outbreak

    While many businesses, schools and events are closed and canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin state parks and trails remain open. We look at how we can enjoy nature safely, and why we should still visit a state park. We also take your recommendations on the best parks to visit.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Senator Tammy Baldwin Guest
  • Dr. Alison Craig Guest
  • Secretary Preston Cole Guest

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