Putting the Public Into Health

A podcast addressing questions & issues from you about the coronavirus pandemic. 

E-mail your questions: Senator.Pan@senate.ca.gov

 

Episode 34:

July 10th, 2020

Galen Duncan, Vice President of the Kings Academy and Professional Development on how the players and team are responding to COVID-19.

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Episode 33:

July 7th, 2020

Dr. Holly Yang, President of the San Diego Medical Society on their #ISupportMyPHO campaign and SB 483 to protect public health officers under assault by fringe extremists threatening our health and economy.

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Episode 32:

June 29th, 2020

As people experience tremendous loss as a result of COVID-19, CA Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara talks about how the Department of Insurance is helping consumers who need relief from premiums, access worker's compensation and protections for small businesses and property owners during civil unrest.

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Episode 31:

June 24th, 2020

Dr. David Lubarsky, CEO of UC Davis Health talks about the surge in new COVID-19 cases in California, updates us on where things stand with the virus, hospitalization rates and how our health systems are responding.

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Episode 30:

June 22th, 2020

Fringe, radical extremists are targeting public health officers across California and the nation. Dr. Pan talks to Dr. Chris Farnitano, the Contra Costa Health Officer about threats of violence and harassment he has gotten, including protests at his home for his work to keep the public safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Episode 29:

June 19th, 2020

Sacramento NAACP President Betty Williams joins Dr. Pan to discuss the recent protests and how people can work together toward tangible change in our communities.

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Episode 28:

June 18th, 2020

David Gordon, Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools talks to Dr. Richard Pan about the vast challenges our schools face this Fall when school starts again.

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Episode 27:

June 15th, 2020

Lupe Alonzo-Diaz, President & CEO, Physicians for a Healthy California talk state budget, Medi-Cal and the Proposition 56 promise

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Episode 26:

June 12th, 2020

Larry Lee, President of the Sacramento Observer and Dr. Pan on how race, poverty and physical environment produces vastly different COVID-19 outcomes.

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Episode 25:

June 12th, 2020

Tara Haelle, science/health journalist with Forbes Magazine talks to Dr. Pan about misinformation, social media, and challenges reporters face when covering the COVID-19 crisis.

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Episode 24:

June 8th, 2020

Akisha Alexander, a nurse at a nursing home speaks to Dr. Pan about what staff and patients are experiencing inside nursing homes during COVID-19 crisis.

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Episode 23:

June 5th, 2020

Larry Lee, President of the Sacramento Observer and Dr. Pan speak about profound inequalities that exist for Black Americans, policing and journalism.

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Episode 22:

June 3rd, 2020

100,000 people lose their lives to COVID-19, Dr. Richard Pan on undercounts, disparities and severity of the disease.

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Episode 21:

June 1st, 2020

Leza Coleman, ED of the California Long-Term Care Ombudsman Association on keeping our loved ones safe in long-term care facilities.

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Episode 20:

May 29th, 2020

Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, Washington Unified School District Trustee, a 5th grade teacher and mother speaks to Dr. Pan about how school districts are responding to the COVID-19 crisis and what the coming year might look like.

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Episode 19:

May 27th, 2020

Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a 5th grade teacher and Washington Unified School District Trustee speaks to Dr. Pan about how teachers are working with students and families during the COVID-19 crisis and preparing them for the coming school year.

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Episode 18:

May 26th, 2020

Dr. Pan speaks to Scott Smith about how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted his family.  His wife is an ER nurse and is living apart from he and his two young daughters.

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Episode 17:

May 20th, 2020

How is COVID-19 impacting children, with Dr. Eric Ball, pediatrician, Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County

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Episode 16:

May 19th, 2020

Restaurants teaming up to help people in need and fundamental shifts in the industry with Patrick Mulvaney, owner and chef at Mulvaney’s B&L in Sacramento

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Episode 15:

May 15th, 2020

Lifting restrictions, vaccines, herd immunity and future pandemics with Dr. Peter Hotez

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Episode 14:

May 13th, 2020

Amy Pisani of Vaccinate Your Family speaks to Dr. Pan about flu Season colliding with COVID19, measles outbreak of 2019, vaccine hesitancy and death threats.

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Episode 13:

May 12th, 2020

Rise of racist attacks on Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the age of COVID-19, with Manjusha P. Kulkarni, Executive Director of Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council.

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Episode 12:

May 8th, 2020

The Policy and Politics of Test, Trace & Isolate to get our economy moving again with, Dr. Erica Pan, the interim health officer for Alameda County.

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Episode 11:

May 6th, 2020

Dr. Erica Pan, the interim health officer for Alameda County: what drove the Bay Area stay at home orders as the first in the nation.

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Episode 10:

May 4th, 2020

Vaccine Development: Everything you need to know with Dr. Peter Hotez, scientist, pediatrician, vaccine and global health expert.

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Episode 9:

May 1st, 2020

Caring for Mental Health patients in the age of COVID-19 with Dr. Shannon Suo, MD DFAPA, Health Science Clinical Professor at UC Davis Health

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Episode 8:

April 29th, 2020

Protecting Essential Workers on the Job with Daniela Urban, founder and ED of the Center for Workers' Rights (Recorded 4/23/2020)

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Episode 7:

April 27th, 2020

Part 1: of Securing Unemployment Benefits with Daniela Urban, founder and executive director of the Center for Workers' Rights and special counsel at Legal Aid at Work (Recorded 4/23/2020)

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Episode 6:

April 24th, 2020

Part 2: The Future of Testing and How to Lift Stay at Home Orders with Dr. Nam Tran, UC Davis associate clinical professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and senior director of clinical pathology overseeing COVID-19 testing at UC Davis

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Episode 5:

April 22nd, 2020

Our Mental Health During Quarantine with Dr. Shannon Suo, MD DFAPA, Health Science Clinical Professor

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Episode 4:

April 20th, 2020

Part 1: Overview of Testing with Dr. Nam Tran, UC Davis associate clinical professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and senior director of clinical pathology oversees COVID-19 testing at UC Davis

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Episode 3:

April 17th, 2020

Using Masks and Gloves to Protect Yourself and Community

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Episode 2:

April 15th, 2020

Child Care for Essential Workers who continue to work during coronavirus outbreak 

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Episode 1:

April 13th, 2020

Quarantining with kids, Sac City Councilmember Angelique Ashby

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