As Canada and the world reacts to the impact of the coronavirus, AMI-audio's NOW with Dave Brown, The Pulse and Kelly and Company are keeping listeners up to date on the latest news and information.
To keep you informed, here is a collection of segments from their latest programs relating to the pandemic.
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Kelly and Company
Was COVID-19 in North America in 2019?
June 16, 2021 - Was COVID-19 in North America in 2019? Jeff Ryman dives into this topic in his health headlines.
Are there COVID-19 vaccines for pets?
June 15, 2021 - Are there COVID-19 vaccines for pets? Will it be necessary to vaccinate our pets eventually too? Dr. Danielle Jongkind has some more information for us on this topic.
What concerns might there be with vaccination passports?
June 14, 2021 - Danielle McLaughlin and Cara Zwibel, Director of the Fundamental Freedoms program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, discuss vaccination passports.
June 9, 2021 - On our Health Check-in, Registered Nurse Leslie Depoe gives us COVID-19 Myth-Busters.
How can you save your voice while social distancing?
May 26, 2021 - How can you save your voice while social distancing? Jeff Ryman explains in his health headlines.
Is it safe to go to sporting events during the pandemic?
May 12, 2021 - Is it safe to go to big sporting events during the pandemic? Jeff Ryman explains in his health headlines.
Income Security During COVID-19
May 22, 2021 - We speak to political scientist Peter Graefe from McMaster University. He discusses the findings of a new survey on the impact of COVID-19 on income supports, work, and financial security.
Disability and COVID in Low and Middle-Income Countries
May 8, 2021 - Vera Kubenz of the University of Birmingham discusses her recent study of the experience of COVID-19 for People with Disabilities in low and middle-income countries.
Eyecare During the Pandemic
April 24, 2021 - In this one-hour special, ophthalmologist Dr. Deepa Yoganathan shares advice and answers common questions about preserving eye health during the pandemic. Also, Liz Tully, a patient with wet AMD, shares her experience receiving eye injections during the pandemic. Finally, Dr. Larissa Moniz from Fighting Blindness Canada talks about some of FBC's resources and programs.
NOW with Dave Brown
June 11, 2021 - In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we chat about dining out post-pandemic as restaurants begin to open up across the country.
Post-pandemic social norms
June 4, 2021 - In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss how post pandemic social norms may play out considering several American airlines suspending alcohol services due to unruly passenger conduct.
AstraZeneca expiration date
May 31, 2021 - Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares a recap of the news that made headlines this weekend including a thorough look at some COVID-19 stories and Quebec's lifted curfew.
May 28, 2021 - In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we share our thoughts on the idea of developing incentives for the COVID-19 vaccine.
May 21, 2021 - In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss the idea of having vaccine passports in Canada as a proof of immunization to COVID-19.
May 21, 2021 - In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about an Ottawa woman with down syndrome who is on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19 and she wasn't given priority to a COVID-19 vaccine.