Episode 15 California’s Surgeon General Weighs In On State’s Covid Response Friday, February 26, 2021 Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. California's first surgeon general, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, is sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom in February 2019. As a proponent of health care equity, Burke Harris advises the Governor on public health issues facing the state.CA Governors Office It’s been almost a full year of nonstop crisis management for public health officials, with nary an end in sight. As the pandemic continues, Nicole and Elizabeth sit down with California’s Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to talk about how the state is doing and what the past year has meant for kids. Plus, Nicole touches base with two small business owners who are trying to ride out the pandemic. Rosey Ibarra owns Social Salon Suites in Glendale and Al Griffin is the co-owner of the Placerville Public House in Placerville. They update Nicole on how their businesses are faring.