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COVID numbers are tending downward (Feb. 1, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: The latest COVID data from the city’s health authority, and a conversation with City Council Member Sallie Alcorn.


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On Tuesday’s show: Harris County COVID cases are trending downwards. The city's health authority, Dr. David Persse, joins us to talk about the latest data.

Also this hour: City Council Member Sallie Alcorn answers your questions about issues facing the city.

Then, we learn about Nourish, a program that teaches healthcare professionals more about nutrition than what they get in school. The program has also released a new cookbook.

And we visit Ship to Shore, an interactive ehibit telling the stories of immigrants who came to the U.S. through Galveston in the late 19th century.

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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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