Caldor Fire Updates, Evacuation Efforts / Wildfire Smoke Raising Risk Of COVID-19 / Stanislaus State Delays In-Person Classes / Farewell To CapRadio Healthcare Reporter Sammy Caiola
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Mormon Emigrant Road south of I-50, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.
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Thousands of people have been forced from their homes, and more evacuation orders have been issued as the Caldor Fire continues to burn in El Dorado County; we get updates on what’s happening with Cal Fire and CapRadio reporter Scott Rodd. Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Dr. Vanessa Walker discusses how smoke from the wildfires can raise the risk of COVID-19. Plus, why California State University, Stanislaus is delaying in-person classes, and we say farewell to outgoing CapRadio healthcare reporter, Sammy Caiola.
- City of Sacramento Fire Department Public Information Officer Captain Keith Wade with updates from the Caldor Fire
- CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd checks in on evacuation efforts with the Caldor Fire
- Sutter Roseville Medical Center Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Dr. Vanessa Walker on poor air quality stemming from wildfires, how to protect yourself, and how wildfire smoke raises the risk of COVID-19
- President of California State University, Stanislaus Ellen Junn discusses the university’s decision to delay in-person instruction until October 1st
- CapRadio’s Data Reporter Emily Zentner and Managing Editor of Digital Content Chris Hagan talk with healthcare reporter Sammy Caiola about her time at the station on her last day as a reporter in Sacramento