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Coronavirus Updates

  • May 28, 2020

    'InformaGente' - Health Dispatches to Latinx Communities

    A new organization called Listos California, in partnership with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA), today launched "InformaGente," a new online conversation series which seeks to support a culture of emergency readiness…
  • May 28, 2020

    Two Members of H.S. Class of 2020 Animate Call for Unity

    Kyle Trefny and Julian Jordan are graduating from the public arts high school Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. To mark their graduation into this uncertain world, they created an animated short. They describe the project in their own words: [Share your own graduation celebration by June…
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    May 26, 2020

    Kaiser Disputes Health Professionals' Concerns on PPE

    In a press conference on May 19, and again on Northern California Public Media's May 26 Town Hall, members of the group H-PEACE (Health Professionals for Equality and Community Empowerment) stated that not all health workers in Sonoma County are being protected by state of the art personal…
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    May 25, 2020

    County Hiring Contact Tracers; Extra Pay for Being Bilingual

    Sonoma County health officer Dr. Sundari Mase has long said that testing, tracing and isolation are at the core of the county's reopening strategy. Now, the county is seeking to hire contact tracers to keep up with the expected demand. The county's job website lists two openings for Community…
  • May 19, 2020

    Rep. Jared Huffman: $3 Trillion Bill is 'Opening Bid'

    Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) returned to Northern California after voting Friday on the House of Representatives' $3 trillion…
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    May 14, 2020

    Watching for Signs of Child Sexual Abuse During Pandemic

    In an interview for the podcast Public Health on Call, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. Elizabeth Letourneau, director…
  • May 12, 2020

    Latinx Leaders Consider Coronavirus Toll in Sonoma County

    For our Virtual Coronavirus Town Hall May 12, 2020 we will present a cast of leaders in the Latinx community to help us understand how the pandemic…
  • May 05, 2020

    Supervisors Hopkins and Rabbitt Discuss Phased Reopening

    On Monday, May 4, news director Steve Mencher spoke with Sonoma County Supervisors Lynda Hopkins and David Rabbitt about a number of issues that are…
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    May 01, 2020

    Santa Rosa Junior College Extends Online Learning Through the Fall

    By Adia White, Northern California Public Media Updated May 1, 2020 The Santa Rosa Junior College announced on April 30, that it will continue remote…

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