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The Conversation: COVID-19 Case Surge Strains Hawaiʻi's Healthcare Staff

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  • The head of the Hawaii Nurses Association, Daniel Ross, and the Chief Nursing Officer for Queen's Medical Center, Kelly Johnson, give us a snapshot of the impact of surging COVID cases on healthcare staff | Full Article
  • We learn more about the shortage of quarantine room for COVID patients in Hawaiʻi in today's Reality Check segment with Honolulu Civil Beat Editor Chad Blair | Full Article
  • After a Windward Oʻahu charter school reports three COVID cases a day after starting classes, P.J. Foehr, the Interim Deputy Director of the Hawaiʻi State Public Charter School Commission shares the details of the health protocols in place for students | Full Segment
  • A week after Hawaiʻi Island's largest wildfire in its history, Mike Walker of the Hawaiʻi Department of Land and Natural Resource's Division of Forestry and Wildlife, and Clay Traeurnicht of the University of Hawaiʻi's College of Tropical Agriculture talk fire prevention | Full Segment
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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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