Is what we’re doing working? Social distancing, by the numbers.
What do the models say about our current policies? County Executive Constantine takes your calls. An ICU doctor shares what it’s like inside the COVID-19 isolation wing. And a 90-year-old woman who didn’t expect to survive the disease – but did.
UW predictions of COVID-19 trajectory
Public health policy and decisions about everything from restaurants to schools are being made on the backs of modeling about the novel coronavirus’ infection rate. Ali Mokdad is a professor of health metrics sciences at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; he spoke about the latest numbers.
Dow Constantine on social distancing + essential worker support
King County executive Dow Constantine joins Bill Radke every Tuesday to answer your question about the county and regional response to the novel coronavirus. Today, updates on the news about the success of social distancing, protections and services for essential workers, and more.
Dr. Kira Newman, Harborview ICU
Testing is up for COVID-19 at Seattle area hospitals. Dr. Kira Newman has been working with potential cases at Harborview Medical Center’s ICU.
Coronavirus survivor Geneva Wood
In early March, a 90-year-old woman named Geneva Wood contracted COVID-19 at LifeCare Center, the Kirkland epicenter of the regional outbreak. She and her family prepared to say their goodbyes. But, as Geneva and her daughter Cami told Bill Radke – it didn’t quite work out that way.