The Lasting Effect Of Population Loss On Rural Economies, Hospitals Deal With COVID-19

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Rural Wisconsin
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First, we discuss the effects of residents leaving rural areas on the regional economy with the head of a northwoods economic development group. Then, we learn more about how hospitals are dealing with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from UW Hospital’s Medical Director of Infection Control.

Featured in this Show

  • Dealing With Population Loss In Rural Wisconsin

    According to a recent report, two-thirds of Wisconsin’s rural counties have lost population since 2010. Experts expect that trend to continue. We talk with the head of a northwoods economic development organization about what this means for the regional economy.

  • Preparing For Coronavirus

    On Tuesday, the World Health Organization reported that the coronavirus has killed 3.4 percent of the people it has infected. We talk with the medical director of infection control at UW Hospital and Clinics to find out how to stay safe and what officials are doing to keep the virus from spreading.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Brittany Beyer Guest
  • Nasia Safdar Guest

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