Connecticut Responds To Coronavirus | Connecticut Public Radio

Connecticut Responds To Coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020

Governor Lamont has declared a public health emergency and thousands of residents, including school children, are staying home.

This hour, we discuss the latest in hospital protocols and talk about who can, and cannot, get tested for coronavirus. We hear how colleges, universities, and local school districts are responding to the crisis.

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  • Nicole Leonard – Health care reporter for Connecticut Public Radio (@ACPressNLeonard)
  • Dr. Jessica Abrantes-Figuerindo - Infectious Disease Specialist at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford
  • Cassie Basler - Senior editor with WSHU in Fairfield (@CassBasler)
  • Fran Rabinowitz- Executive director of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents

Cat Pastor contributed to this show.