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If you live in San Mateo, and want to eat inside at a restaurant, work out at the gym or get a long-needed haircut, there’s good news: Sometime later this week, you’re likely to be able to do all those things.

That’s because the county’s Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow is expected to issue a revised and relaxed shelter-in-place order.


On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with Dr. Dena Grayson about the status of COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and a national strategy.

Philosophy Talk: Comforting Conversations, Part 1

May 19, 2020

How can insights from the arts and humanities help us cope with anxious times?

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  On this edition of Your Call, we’re hearing how people experiencing domestic violence are receiving support while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Organizations around the globe are seeing an increase in domestic violence calls.

Sandip Roy

  Nature marks the season whether or not our human world is out of whack, but soon it will all be back to its old noisy polluted self. But for these few weeks as humans suffer, the earth is healing itself. I just wish we didn’t need a pandemic to hear our earth breathe.

The Latest Updates On COVID-19: What Do You Want To Know?

Apr 1, 2020
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  On this edition of Your Call, we’ll take your questions about the coronavirus with an epidemiologist and medical expert.

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Local transit agencies are among the essential services that are still operating under the coronavirus shelter-in-place public health order. Some are responding by going fare free.

As Cities Begin Shutting Down, How Will Front Line Workers Be Affected?

Mar 16, 2020
Pablo Cuadra

On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss how workers on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak are being affected. What protections are in place for them, including paid sick leave and unemployment benefits?