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Special Edition: Dr. Umair Shah and Dr. Dietrich von Biedenfeld (May 5, 2020)

Harris County’s top health official gives an update on our region’s health as businesses begin to reopen, and a business expert answers your economic questions about COVID-19.

Our new special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about coronavirus as a public service to our listeners.

On today's edition: Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health talks with host Ernie Manouse about the state of the coronavirus situation in the Houston area as businesses begin the first phase of reopening. In the second half, Dietrich von Biedenfeld, an assistant professor of business at UH Downtown, joins the show to answer listeners' questions about the financial impact of COVID-19 and how to access federal assistance benefits.

Houston area coronavirus hotlines:
Houston – 832.393.4220
Harris County – 832.927.7575

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