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Coronavirus Check In With LA County Department Of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer




Courtmaster Jeffrey Brooker cleans the center court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 08, 2020 in Indian Wells, California. The BNP Paribas Open was cancelled by the Riverside County Public Health Department, as county officials declared a public health emergency when a case of coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in the area.
Courtmaster Jeffrey Brooker cleans the center court at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 08, 2020 in Indian Wells, California. The BNP Paribas Open was cancelled by the Riverside County Public Health Department, as county officials declared a public health emergency when a case of coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in the area.
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Everyday, AirTalk is checking in with Barbara Ferrer, head of Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, on the latest about the coronavirus.

Plus, the city and county of San Francisco have banned public events for 2 weeks due to the spread of the virus; while the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells has been cancelled. Mega musical festival Coachella’s fate is also up in the air as Riverside County confirmed its first case of infection Sunday.

Guests:

Barbara Ferrer, Director, Los Angeles County Department Of Public Health

Charlie Leocha, president and co-founder of the consumer travel group Travelers United

Dave Brooks, senior director of touring and live music at Billboard; he’s the founder of Amplify Media, which covered the music and live entertainment industry; he tweets @RealDaveBrooks