Vaccine ‘Passports,’ Can Television Help People Cope?

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We wade into the discussion over whether and how people might be required to provide proof of being vaccinated for COVID-19, with a public health journalist as our guest. Then a TV critic joins us to offer recommendations on finding stress relief amid the many streaming television options available.

Featured in this Show

  • How Vaccine Passports May Work In The US

    The White House says it will not be involved in a “vaccine passport” system and that implementation would have to come from the private sector. We take a look at how such a program may work, the pros and cons of enactment, and welcome audience questions and comments.

  • TV To Help Relieve Stress

    Throughout the pandemic television streaming has increased and new platforms have come online. As folks have experienced stress, anxiety and sadness over the past year, we wondered if TV was a way to cope. We speak with a TV critic about using entertainment as comfort and which genres really do the trick.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Maryn McKenna Guest
  • Jen Chaney Guest

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