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Covid Brief Nov. 18

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Hear the latest on the coronavirus pandemic with representatives from South Peninsula Hospital, KP School District, and Div. of Public Health, as they take your calls.

Case rates are falling in the Homer area, as they are elsewhere in most of the country, but Alaska is still near the top in infections. One caller suggests rekindling the spirit of the Nome Serum Run of a hundred years ago to bring Alaskans together in the cause of ending the pandemic. Thanks to Nurse Lorne Carroll, Derotha Ferraro, and Pegge Erkeneff for joining us. We will be off next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Jay Barrett, KBBI's new News Director should be a familiar voice to our listeners. He's been contributing to Kenai Peninsula news for the last three years out of KDLL Kenai, and was the voice of The Alaska Fisheries Report from KMXT for 12 years. Jay worked for KBBI about 20 years ago as the Central Peninsula Reporter at KDLL.