Monday, March 16, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”
Rose Scott reports on Georgia’s current number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.
In other news, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms both declared states of emergency in Georgia and Atlanta over the weekend. Mayor Bottoms joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss her decision.
Finally, Emory Healthcare is postponing all elective surgeries, starting today, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
14:17: Danah Craft, executive director of the Georgia Food Bank Association, joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss how the coronavirus could impact food-insecure Georgians, and how her organization is implementing “low contact” and “no contact” food distribution models.
21:08: Tom Smith, associate finance professor at Emory University joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on the nation’s economy.
33:23: Dr. Judy Monroe, CDC Foundation president and CEO, joins “Closer Look” in studio to discuss the immediate actions her organization is taking to stop the coronavirus pandemic.
“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.