Houston Matters

Reflecting On The Anniversary Of The COVID-19 Pandemic (March 8, 2021)

On Monday’s show: Will Texas see another COVID-19 spike once the mask order ends? And reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the global pandemic arriving in Houston.


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On Monday’s Houston Matters: Should Texas expect another spike in COVID-19 numbers after Gov. Greg Abbott lifted the mask mandate last week? Houston public health authorities weigh in.

Also this hour: We begin a week of marking the anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic arriving in Houston by walking through a timeline of the events that led to the shutdown and our new mask-wearing, social-distancing reality.

Then, how the pandemic has improved the fortunes of many stray pets in the region.

And we get an update on Houston 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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