Houston Matters

How omicron is affecting kids (Jan. 4, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: A local pediatrician discusses the latest news about COVID-19 and how it’s affecting kids.

Listen

To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:

<iframe src="https://embed.hpm.io/416525/416504" style="height: 115px; width: 100%;"></iframe>
X

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: With kids returning to school after the holiday break and news that the Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of a Pfizer-BioNTech booster in those ages 12-15, a local pediatrician discusses how the omicron variant is affecting kids.

Also this hour: Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia answers your questions.

Then, we discuss how to know when you’re burned out at your job and what to do about it with Dr. Aneika Simmons of Sam Houston State University.

And we learn about The Infinite, an immersive virtual reality simulation of what it’s like to be aboard the International Space Station.

Today in Houston Newsletter Signup
We're in the process of transitioning services for our Today in Houston newsletter. If you'd like to sign up now, fill out the form below and we will add you as soon as we finish the transition. **Please note** If you are already signed up for the newsletter, you do not need to sign up again. Your subscription will be migrated over.

 

This article is part of the Houston Matters podcast

  • Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Google Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Spotify
  • Subscribe on Stitcher
  • Subscribe on TuneIn
  • Subscribe on iHeart
  • Subscribe on Pandora
  • Subscribe on RadioPublic
  • Subscribe on Pocket Casts
  • Subscribe on Overcast
  • Subscribe on Amazon Music
  • Subscribe via RSS
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.

More Information