Covid-19

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“If you think about it from the standpoint of a traffic jam … that accident may have occurred 30 minutes or an hour ago, but it has a lasting effect,” says a Texas-based supply chain expert.

https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/supply-chain-ripple-effects-expected-to-stretch-into-2022-and-beyond/

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A Baylor College of Medicine health expert says unvaccinated people of all ages are at risk. The good news is that the vaccines offer good protection.

  

https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/rural-areas-unvaccinated-texans-at-greatest-risk-for-fast-spreading-delta-variant/

David and Art - "Dissolving Collections"

Apr 19, 2021

As works of art pass through the ages, they sometimes come together in a museum's collections for the delight of the public.

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J&J’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t require cold storage has been a more desirable options for mobile vaccine clinics serving medically underserved neighborhoods.

  https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/health-expert-says-temporary-halt-of-johnson-johnson-vaccine-prudent-but-could-hurt-hard-to-reach-areas/

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The state plans increased outreach and a vaccine scheduler website, but it’s unclear when everyone who needs a vaccine will be able to get one.

  https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/as-vaccine-eligibility-opens-to-all-adults-officials-say-texas-is-in-a-race-against-time-to-stop-the-spread-of-covid-19/

Baylor Connections - Dr. Lyn Prater

Mar 5, 2021

Baylor nursing students are serving on the front lines of the vaccination efforts to protect residents throughout Waco and Dallas/Fort Worth from COVID-19. In this Baylor Connections, Dr. Lyn Prater, clinical professor at Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, takes listeners inside the school’s participation in vaccine distribution locations, with students administering the vaccine to thousands of their Texas neighbors.

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Existing Mask Rules Will Continue In Texas Schools Unless Districts Decide Otherwise

Mar 4, 2021
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Schools now have the option to relax, or do away with masking rules if districts see fit.

  https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/existing-mask-rules-will-continue-in-texas-schools-unless-districts-decide-otherwise/

Central Texas Leadership Series - Kelly Craine

Jul 10, 2020
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Kelly Craine’s daily routine has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic, but she’s not new to urgent health issues. Through the years, she has kept the public informed about anthrax, Legionnaires’ disease, brain-eating amoebas, and more. Craine, Public Information Officer for Waco-McLennan County, is this week’s guest on KWBU’s Central Texas Leadership Series. This conversation was recorded July 7, 2020.  


Baylor Connections - Dr. Sara Perry

Mar 20, 2020

The response to the COVID-19 public health emergency means that many across the U.S. will be working from home in the weeks ahead to promote social distancing and help stop the spread of the virus. Dr. Sara Perry, associate professor of management in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business is a leading expert and researcher on remote work. In this Baylor Connections, she shares how individuals and families can approach working from home from a variety of angles—a work-from-home checklist, parenting considerations for children home from school, physical workspace, routines, connectedness with coworkers and more.