The coronavirus pandemic has us all asking a lot of questions: How long will I have to practice “social distancing”? Will there be a cure for COVID-19? Can I ever touch my face again?

WABE health reporter Sam Whitehead and guests will try to answer those questions. He’ll talk with experts, public officials, journalists, and everyday people about how the coronavirus is affecting their lives.

You can send your own questions to washyourhands@wabe.org.

Featured Episode

Running Together In A Socially Distant Age

Road races – from local 5Ks to some of the largest marathons in the world – have been either postponed or canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Rich Kenah from the Atlanta Track Club joins us to discuss how runners stay motivated and what races may look like in the future.

Can A Limited Shelter In Place Order “Flatten The Curve”?

Governor Brian Kemp has issued an executive order calling for people “with an increased risk of complications from COVID-19” to isolate themselves. Dr. Carlos del Rio, who studies public health and infectious diseases at Emory University, says it might not be enough to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Helping The Homeless Through A Pandemic

People without stable housing are especially hard to help during a pandemic, even though they’re particularly vulnerable. Stephannie Stokes, WABE housing reporter, discusses how the city of Atlanta and its non-profit partners are trying to protect them.

An Atlanta Coffee Shop Transitions To Take-Out Only

This week, Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order closing bars, gyms, and movie theaters–and ordering restaurants to transition to take-out service only. A look at how one coffee shop is trying to adapt.

COVID-19 Hits Southwest Georgia

A look at how one hospital in Albany is dealing with an influx of coronavirus patients, dozens of quarantined staff, and equipment shortages with Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News.

The Coronavirus Epidemic Is Changing Everything, Even How It’s Covered

Social distancing means in-person press conferences have quickly become a thing of the past. Plus, a look at Georgia’s latest COVID-19 case counts and the state’s efforts to ramp up testing.

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