The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19 An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus. Let your voice be heard on the podcast! Leave a voicemail with your thoughts, questions, and insights about life in the Coronavirus era at 410-235-6060.
The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19

The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19

From WYPR - 88.1 FM Baltimore

An evening roundup of WYPR's latest reporting on Maryland's COVID-19 response, a summary of essential state and local updates, and a forum for locals who want to share stories about everyday life in the era of Coronavirus. Let your voice be heard on the podcast! Leave a voicemail with your thoughts, questions, and insights about life in the Coronavirus era at 410-235-6060.

Most Recent Episodes

The Daily Dose 6-1-20

What happens when civil unrest and massive political demonstrations erupt in the midst of a pandemic? Baltimore's health commissioner applauds lawful protests while stressing the importance of wearing masks, and health experts worry about nationwide 'super-spreader' events that could cause a spike in COVID-19 infection rates.

The Daily Dose 5-29-20

Governor Hogan disapproves of crowds in Ocean City but lifts restrictions on outdoor dining. A contentious Baltimore County Council cuts almost 59 million dollars from the budget. Plus, why aren't mental health providers hearing from more patients in need of care? The current silence might signal a surge in mental health complications down the road.

The Daily Dose 5-28-20

Maryland moves further into Phase I of its reopening plan. Al fresco dining gets the go-ahead in Baltimore. Legislators raise their eyebrows over the state's PPE procurement process. And Baltimore County looks to close the racial and economic divide for students.

The Daily Dose 5-27-20

A special late-breaking edition of the podcast: Governor Hogan says the state is ready to expand Stage 1 of reopening. Plus, a photographer gives local high school seniors a reason to show off their prom outfits. And Baltimore's YouthWorks summer program adapts to place young job-seekers in online jobs.

The Daily Dose 5-26-20

Howard County prepares to reopen some businesses at 50 percent capacity later this week. Those in Maryland's nursing homes remain isolated, with no change in sight. And in Baltimore, Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa says more testing is needed before the city can reopen.

The Daily Dose 5-22-20

The top news of the day from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and around the state. Plus, a deep dive into the Digital Divide. Who has access to computers and wired broadband internet? Who doesn't? And what are the repercussions? Is internet access a human right in the era of Coronavirus?

The Daily Dose 5-21-20

Varying states of emergency and uneven restrictions across the state have local leaders on the defensive with their constituents. And we talk with a palliative care specialist about her role as a bridge between isolated COVID-19 patients and their families.

The Daily Dose 5-20-20

A new WYPR poll shows how Baltimore feels about voting by mail. Baltimore County Public Schools prepare for an influx of private school students. And two Maryland companies are helping to train a new workforce.

The Daily Dose 5-19-20

When it comes to COVID-19 statistics, the Native American community is funneled into the category of 'other.' What does that mean for accessing proportionate resources? Plus: A medical systems CEO reckons with the bitter irony of empty emergency rooms and staff furloughs, all in the midst of a pandemic.

The Daily Dose 5-18-20

Maryland doctors speak out against crowded immigration detention centers. City voters have to wait a bit longer to get their ballots. A new study highlights the risk of eviction for some black Baltimore residents. And Maryland's transit system tries to accommodate essential workers safely.

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