Live From KBIA - Community Amid COVID-19 - Frontline Workers
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Boone County is under a stay-at-home order and while many of us stay in - working from home, taking care of our kids, binge-watching Netflix, - there’s a group of professionals out there who do not have that luxury right now. They’re the nurses, doctors, emergency responders and other frontline workers going to work and preparing-for and now responding-to COVID-19 cases. In this episode, we talk to people who are working on the front lines of this outbreak in our community and we’ll hear from them on how preparations and the response are going, and also what it’s like to work as a healthcare p ..read more
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The Check-In: Health And Humanities
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In today's episode, we look to the weekend and consider whether some of our favorite extra-curricular pursuits can help us through this coronavirus crisis. We ask our audience what they’re reading, listening to and watching that is getting them through this crisis. Maybe there’s even something that’s more than just an escape - that’s actually helped provide meaning and solace during difficult times. And how are musicians and artists faring during a time when galleries are closed and concerts are cancelled ..read more
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The Check-In: Volunteers And Response
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In this episode, we talk about community efforts to bring resources to those who need it most right now in the midst of the coronvirus pandemic. In particular we look at nonprofits, faith groups and community efforts that are helping out during this crisis ..read more
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The Check-In: Self-Isolation
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The coronavirus crisis has sparked tremendous changes in the lives of people all over the world, and in the last couple of weeks the crisis has arrived full-on for us Missourians. In the recent weeks, MU moved its classes online, then closed its dorms and sent its students home. Gov. Parson declared a state of emergency. Libraries, restaurants, offices, theaters and more have closed their doors. Elections have been postponed. Many of us are working from home, isolating with their families, or alone, and practicing social distancing. It’s human nature to want to lean on our communities and hold ..read more
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Live From KBIA - Community Amid COVID-19 - Community Response
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2y ago
In this episode, we’re talk about how disease outbreaks, like the current coronavirus crisis, impact our culture and how our culture also affects the trajectory of disease outbreaks. Obviously our rituals, our families and gatherings are being drastically affected right now across the world and here in Missouri, as we figure out how our communities should be responding to this crisis ..read more
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The Legacy of 'Little Women' - With MU Professor Alex Socarides
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by Janet Saidi
2y ago
Since Louisa May Alcott's novel "Little Women" was published in 1868, it has never gone out of print, it's been translated into about 50 languages and been released in about 100 editions, according to writer Anne Boyd Rioux , author of "Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why it Still Matters." On this edition of Intersection, we invited MU Professor Alex Socarides into the studio to talk about the legacy of this story and the themes brought out by Greta Gerwig's recent film adaptation. Socarides is a scholar of 19th century American literature. She joined KBIA producers Rebecca ..read more
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Intersection: COVID-19 Preparations in Mid-Missouri
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by Rebecca Smith
2y ago
“The ultimate goal is to slow down the spread and decrease the transmission.” KBIA’s Rebecca Smith sat down with Dr. Christelle Ilboudo, the Medical Director of Infection Contol and Prevention for MU Health Care, and two individuals from Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services – Medical Director Dr. Ashley Millham and Public Inforamtion Officer Lucio Bitoy – to discuss some of the preparations that are underway to prevent, and if necessary, manage the spread of COVID-19 in Mid-Missouri. There have been six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Missouri: two in St. Louis County, three i ..read more
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The Check-In: Disaster Communications
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2y ago
In a crisis, it’s more important than ever to get good, accurate information. We need information from our local and national government and from health officials. We need accurate, reasoned information from the media. And we need all of this while many things are unknown, or changing very quickly — whether it’s what we know about the virus itself, who qualifies for testing, government recommendations about social distancing or wearing masks in public. It can be hard to keep up, and it can also be hard to tell what’s true from what’s fake ..read more
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The Check-In: Disaster Communications
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2y ago
In a crisis, it’s more important than ever to get good, accurate information. We need information from our local and national government and from health officials. We need accurate, reasoned information from the media. And we need all of this while many things are unknown, or changing very quickly — whether it’s what we know about the virus itself, who qualifies for testing, government recommendations about social distancing or wearing masks in public. It can be hard to keep up, and it can also be hard to tell what’s true from what’s fake ..read more
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The Check-In: Disaster Communications
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2y ago
In a crisis, it’s more important than ever to get good, accurate information. We need information from our local and national government and from health officials. We need accurate, reasoned information from the media. And we need all of this while many things are unknown, or changing very quickly — whether it’s what we know about the virus itself, who qualifies for testing, government recommendations about social distancing or wearing masks in public. It can be hard to keep up, and it can also be hard to tell what’s true from what’s fake ..read more
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