Coronavirus: Contact Tracing Efforts, State Theaters Struggling

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A closed sign is posted in the window of a store because of the coronavirus in Dedham, Mass.
In this Wednesday, April 22, 2020 photo a closed sign is posted in the window of a store because of the coronavirus, in an outdoor mall, in Dedham, Mass. Steven Senne/AP Photo

First, we’ll get an explanation of contact tracing and an update on the state’s efforts to track the movements and interactions of those who test positive for COVID-19. Then, we’ll check in to see how local theaters around the state are changing how they entertain during the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Coronavirus: How Contact Tracing Works

    Contact tracing is the act of finding out exactly who COVID-19 patients have had interactions with since and before they were tested for the virus. We talk with the state epidemiologist leading the effort about how it helps slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  • How Wisconsin Theaters Are Coping With Pandemic

    The coronavirus crisis has forced performing arts organizations across the U.S. to shut down. We’ll look at what this means for Wisconsin theater communities and find out how they’re staying engaged with the public during the pandemic.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Traci DeSalvo Guest
  • Jennifer Uphoff Gray Guest
  • Wayne Marek Guest