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Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy Makes The Case For Transforming Mental Health (May 6, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: How the former Congressman's own challenges with addiction and bipolar disorder have informed his advocacy for a stronger mental health care system, why Fort Bend County Judge KP George voted against a plan to distribute COVID-19 relief funds, and we meet the city's new poet laureate.

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Vaccine Distribution In Fort Bend Co., And The Best Black-Owned Restaurants (Feb. 3, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: An update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Fort Bend County, analysis of the week in politics, food writers discuss Houston's best Black-owned restaurants, and a new exhibit pays homage to DJ Screw.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus In Greater Houston: Pharmacies In Houston Set To Receive COVID-19 Vaccines From The Biden Administration

Posted on · State health officials say the boost in doses is due to a 30% increase in the Moderna vaccine that’s being provided by the federal government and a one-time return of 126,750 doses of the Pfizer vaccine that Texas had been required to set aside for vaccinating residents and staff at long-term care facilities.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus In Greater Houston: City Temporarily Moving Vaccine Clinic To Minute Maid Park

Posted on · As Texas moves into Phase 1B, people over 65 and those at least 16 with underlying chronic health conditions can begin receiving their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Changes In Reporting On ICU Capacity, And Police Oversight Board Member Discusses Potential Reforms (June 30, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it's reporting ICU bed capacity, the Supreme Court invalidates a Louisiana abortion law, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, and a conversation with a member of the local police oversight board.

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Tuesday’s Show: Emergency Medicine In A Pandemic, And Fort Bend Co. Judge KP George (April 21, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How the pandemic is affecting emergency medicine, Fort Bend County Judge KP George answers questions, how a delay in census counting might affect Texas redistricting, and Dacamera adapts to bring its music to audiences at home.