How to Protect Farmworkers During Pandemic
California’s agricultural land grows about a third of the nation’s vegetables and nearly two thirds of its fruits and nuts. This production is essential to America’s food supply. So during the coronavirus pandemic, what safety measures are in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 among the state’s hundreds of thousands of farmworkers?
Reporter: Kathryn Barnes, KCRW
How Much Isolation Is Needed for COVID-19?
A lot of Californians who have tested positive for COVID-19, or are worried they might be infected, are self-quarantining themselves. But it’s not always so clear how long you have to stay isolated from others.
Reporter: Laura Klivans, KQED
State Anticipates Tighter Budgets Due to Coronavirus Slowdown
The Newsom Administration is telling state agencies that the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis could have a big impact on the money the agencies have to spend.
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED Politics Editor
The coronavirus pandemic is putting a lot of Californians out of work. To help cover the bills, many people are applying for state unemployment insurance, and they are doing it in record numbers.
Guest: Loree Levy, Employment Development Department