Vaccines Mandates For At-Home Care Workers, New Mental Health Emergency Response Program

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A nurse administers the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
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We learn why most at-home care workers aren’t required to be vaccinated even under the president’s new vaccine mandate. Then, we hear how a new Madison program aims to help those experiencing mental health emergencies.

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  • As Alternative To Police, Madison CARES Responds To Mental Health Emergencies

    A new program that sends a paramedic and a crisis worker — instead of police — to help people experiencing a nonviolent mental health crisis launched earlier this month in Madison. Two members of the Community Alternative Response Emergency Services team discuss their work.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Angelo Bautista Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Robert Espinoza Guest
  • Che Stedman Guest
  • Sarah Henrickson Guest