Coronavirus Information

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NorCal Public Media is following the latest developments of Coronavirus (COVID-19) news in the Bay Area.
Listen to daily our radio news from the North Bay Report on KRCB FM Radio 91 at 6:45, 8:45 and 5:50, subscribe to the North Bay Report Podcast, and watch our community Town Hall programs from NorCal Public TV.
Para noticias sobre el coronavirus en español, puede escuchar KBBF, leer CalMatters o leer La Prensa
Tenemos varias guías de recursos de COVID disponibles en español. We have a number of resource guides available. 
Teachers and parents can utilize our free educational guides for kids at home during area school closings - CLICK HERE to learn more.




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Coronavirus Resources

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    April 20, 2020

    Tips for Spotting Fake News Stories — And Where to Find Sources You Can Trust

    Anytime there’s a significant news event — like a global pandemic, for example — you can expect misinformation to spread across the Internet. “Fake news” means stories that contain fabricated information, or information that’s based on rumor, shoddy methodology or a partisan agenda. With the…
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    April 17, 2020

    Recursos Alimentarios Durante COVID-19

    La alimentacion es una gran prioridad para muchos durante esta pandemia de COVID-19- cómo mantener a su familia alimentada en medio de despidos del trabajo, preocupaciones sobre salidas para conseguir comestibles y la posibilidad de transmisión por medio de los alimentos, todo mientras se trata de…
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    April 14, 2020

    COVID-19: Food Resources

    Food is top of mind for many during the COVID-19 pandemic — how to keep your family fed amid layoffs, concerns about grocery outings and food transmission, all while trying to maintain social distance. If you’re struggling to put food on the table, have questions about food safety or need help…
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    April 10, 2020

    COVID-19: Recursos Para Indocumentados y Sin Beneficios

    English version available here. A medida que la pandemia de coronavirus da vuelta la economía de la nación y deja a muchos sin trabajo, los inmigrantes indocumentados son particularmente vulnerables. En esta página encontrará recursos para ayudar a los miembros de la comunidad indocumentados y que…
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    April 07, 2020

    COVID-19: Resources for the Undocumented and Uninsured

    As the coronavirus pandemic upends the nation’s economy and leaves many without work, undocumented immigrants are particularly vulnerable. On this page you’ll find resources to help undocumented community members and the uninsured. UndocuFund for Disaster Relief in Sonoma County The UndocuFund,…
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    April 03, 2020

    COVID-19: Santa Clara County Resources

    Santa Clara County’s Public Health Department is providing detailed information about COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospital capacity on several data dashboards available online. The county has also assembled a variety of COVID-19 resources, as listed below and found at Food…
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    Apr 03, 2020

    COVID-19: How to Help

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and strain resources, you might be wondering how you can help. Perhaps the most important thing you…
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    Mar 31, 2020

    Santa Rosa Police Department Mourns Loss of Detective

    Updated March 31, 2020, 4:00 p.m. The Santa Rosa Police Department reported today that Detective Marylou Armer passed away from complications from…
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    Mar 31, 2020

    Coronavirus Resources

    The coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for communities throughout the world. Whether you need help getting access to food, filing for…
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    Mar 30, 2020

    COVID-19: Financial Resources for Sonoma County Residents

    California and the nation have seen a surge in unemployment claims as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to close their doors, leaving…
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    Mar 30, 2020

    Help the Sonoma County Library Tell the Story of Life During COVID-19

    The Sonoma County Library will be documenting life during the coronavirus pandemic with a special collection, and you’re invited to contribute. The…
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    Mar 29, 2020

    California’s Shelter-In-Place Order, Explained

    By Byrhonda Lyons, CalMatters As President Donald Trump considers easing national restrictions by Easter, Californians are into their first week of…
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    Mar 29, 2020

    Santa Rosa Outlines COVID-19 Support for Homeless

    The city of Santa Rosa says it’s following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect people experiencing…
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    Mar 28, 2020

    Los Angeles Will Mirror New York As Coronavirus Surges, Newsom and Garcetti Warn

    By Judy Lin, Ben Christopher and Matt Levin, CalMatters Gov. Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued dire warnings Friday that the…
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    Mar 28, 2020

    COVID-19: Sonoma County Resources for Seniors and Vulnerable Populations

    On March 17, Sonoma County’s health officer issued an order for all residents to shelter in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The order…
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    Mar 27, 2020

    Here’s What Happens to Science When California’s Researchers Shelter in Place

    By Rachel Becker, CalMatters As California officials desperately try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Chris Miller is coaxing a sample of…

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On Television

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    July 30, 2020

    We're In This Together: Life with the Pandemic

    Wednesday, August 5 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. NHK asked people to film their lives during the pandemic. They include health care workers on the front lines, an Italian opera singer, a small-town official in France's hardest-hit area, and a Manhattan bagel shop owner. In this collection…
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    July 29, 2020

    Fake: Searching for Truth in the Age of Misinformation

    Wednesday, August 12 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Learn to identify fake news and evaluate the biases of legitimate news sources. Fake: Searching for Truth in the Age of Misinformation provides viewers with tools to help discern fact from fiction in news reports. The program draws on common…
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    July 28, 2020

    By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South

    Tuesday, August 11 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. When Tennessee legislator Harry T. Burn followed his mother's advice and cast his fateful vote to ratify the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, he ensured the state would forever be associated with bestowing the right to vote – a…
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    July 26, 2020

    Stella & Co.: A Romantic Musical Comedy Documentary About Aging

    Sunday, August 9 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Stella & Co.: A Romantic Musical Comedy About Aging is full of wonderful stories about what it's like to age in North America. Unlike other cultures that revere their elders, Americans tend to place older people aside. Upon spending time with…
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    July 22, 2020

    Inspector Lewis Season 8 on Masterpiece: One For Sorrow

    Wednesday, August 5 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Learn if Lewis – who needs to prove himself to a new boss – and Hathaway can establish a connection between the remains of a body discovered in a well and the death of a young artist. Hathaway finally gets to know his estranged father.
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    Jul 21, 2020

    Lewis: The Mind Has Mountains

    Tuesday, August 4 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. The use of a questionable antidepressant in an Oxford drug trial calls into account the…
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    Jul 17, 2020

    POV: We Are the Radical Monarchs

    Friday, July 31 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color on the frontlines of social justice.…
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    Jul 15, 2020

    Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future

    Wednesday, July 29 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future reveals how fire suppression and climate…
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    Jul 13, 2020

    Divided We Fall: Unity Without Tragedy

    Monday, July 27 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Divided We Fall: Unity Without Tragedy brings ordinary citizens together to wrestle with the…
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    Jul 10, 2020

    POV: And She Could Be Next, Part 2 – Claiming Power

    Friday, July 24 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. And She Could Be Next tells the story of a defiant movement of women of color, transforming…
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    Jul 10, 2020

    Fly Brother with Ernest White II

    Friday, July 24 at 7 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Ernest rides around Brazil's biggest city with his friends, superstar DJ Paulo Pacheco and…

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