Working To Flatten The Coronavirus Curve, How Health Agencies Share Information

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We talk with the state’s Chief Medical Officer about how Wisconsin is working to slow the spread of the corornavirus and how the healthcare system is preparing. Then, we check in with a professor on how public health agencies share information during a pandemic.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard Guest
  • Dominique Brossard Guest

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