'There Isn't A Lot I Can Do:' Protecting Loved Ones In Senior Care Homes

21 min
Jonathan Hirsch, CEO of podcast production company Neon Hum, says he's worried about his dad Thomas, who lives in WindChime of Marin senior living facility where at least three people have tested positive for COVID-19. (Courtesy of Jonathan Hirsch)

There was a surge of coronavirus outbreaks in home care facilities across the Bay Area this week. Protecting people in these care homes who are vulnerable to COVID-19 has proven difficult. It's also been emotionally stressful for family members worrying from afar.

Guests: Jonathan Hirsch, CEO of Neon Hum and Molly Peterson, reporter for KQED Science

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