Launch Of National ‘Stay Home’ Campaign, Precautions To Take Before Coronavirus Infection Peak

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Text alert to Dane County residents about COVID-19
Dane County residents received a text message the afternoon of March, 27, 2020 saying “if you leave home, assume you were exposed to COVID-19,” and encouraging residents to stay at home. Bram Sable-Smith/WPR

We speak with the creator of a new ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ national public health campaign. Then, we talk to an infectious disease doctor about how the coronavirus might be spreading in Wisconsin and precautions we can take to flatten the curve.

Featured in this Show

  • New Public Health Campaign Urges Residents To Stay Home

    The former head of the federal agency that operated Medicare has created a new public health campaign called “Stay Home, Save Lives.” We talk with him about what national efforts are needed to handle the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Wisconsin Infectious Disease Specialist On Precautions To Combat The Coronavirus

    Data from the Institute of Health Metrics suggests the peak of coronavirus cases in Wisconsin will be in late April. An infectious disease doctor joins us to share what precautions we should be taking and the importance of flattening the curve. We also discuss how healthcare facilities are taking steps to keep workers and patients safe.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Andy Slavitt Guest
  • Dr. Mary Beth Graham Guest

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