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Monday’s Houston Matters: COVID-19 Update, And Ask The Sleep Doctor (Aug. 17, 2020)

On Monday’s show: An update on COVID-19, a local sleep expert answers your questions, and we check in on the Astros and the Rockets.


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On Monday’s Houston Matters: Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health, gives us an update on the COVID-19 situation in the region.

Also this hour: Local sleep expert Dr. Sudha Tallavajhula of UTHealth and Memorial Hermann answers your questions about sleep and sleep disorders.

And Jeff Balke updates us on sports.


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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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