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

Many Children Have Lost Parents To The Pandemic

Rachel Kidman, an epidemiologist at Stony Brook University, says more than 40,000 children have likely lost parents to COVID-19 and other causes of death related to the pandemic, and the number continues to grow.

Don’t Miss Did You Wash Your Hands LIVE!

Thursday, March 4th at 7:30 PM EST, WABE health reporter Sam Whitehead will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss what comes next in the pandemic, and what we’ve learned about the coronavirus in the last year.

Dr. Carlos del Rio from Emory University and Dr. Lynn Paxton, Fulton county’s health director, will share stories from the front lines of fighting COVID-19 and take your questions.

Sign up for this free, virtual event at www.wabe.org/community

What The Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Relief Package Could Mean For Georgia

Tia Mitchell, Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, says the $1.9 trillion plan could mean lots of aid for Georgians, but isn’t likely to garner bipartisan support.

A Clinic On The Front Lines Of Georgia’s Vaccine Rollout Tries To Serve Its Community

Dr. Andrew Kim, co-founder of Ethne Health in Clarkston, Georgia, says he’s working to make sure the largely non-white, immigrant community his clinic serves has access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Developing COVID-19 Vaccines For Children

Dr. Kawsar R. Talaat, with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, says vaccinating children against COVID-19 will be a key part of ending the pandemic, and says researchers are working now to make that happen.

How Community Spread Of COVID-19 Has Reached Into Long-Term Care Facilities

Priya Chidambaram, a policy analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation, says long-term care facilities across the country have been hit by the pandemic because of their close ties to the communities where they’re located.

The Public Health Value Of An Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Shivani Patel, who’s been tracking equity issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, says getting the most-vulnerable communities equal access to COVID-19 vaccines helps everyone.

Listen to all episodes from your favorite podcast app.