Plans changed dramatically in 2020 when California issued a stay-at-home order three months into the year in response to a surge in cases of COVID-19; Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis joins the show with more on how political plans changed and what’s on the horizon in the new year as a COVID-19 vaccine is distributed. Sacramento County’s ICU capacity also has yet to meet the threshold to move out of the stay-at-home orders, as another surge is expected after holiday gatherings. The County’s Public Health Officer details what you need to know, and we learn more on why flu numbers have been historically low this season.
- California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis reflects on 2020 and looks ahead to the new year as the state continues to work on curbing the spread of COVID-19
- Sacramento County Public Health Officer Dr. Olivia Kasirye checks-in with an update on how the County has worked toward getting back on track with ICU capacity, the region's positivity rate, and where the search for a new county public health director stands
- UC Davis Pediatric Infectious Diseases Chief Dr. Dean Blumberg explains why we’re seeing fewer cases of the flu this season during the pandemic