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Covering Coronavirus: Indian Country
Native American communities were already dealing with underfunded health services. Then the coronavirus outbreak began.
April 24, 2020
Businesses Closed By COVID-19 Restrictions Now Targeted By Burglars
Denver police crime data through April 20 showed 139 reported burglary incidents at businesses this month so far, surpassing the total of 98 incidents for the entire month of April one year ago.
Rocky Mountain PBS
April 23, 2020
In Seattle, Early Help for Homeless Residents During the Coronavirus Outbreak
As Seattle residents prepared to shelter in place last month, there were an estimated 12,000 struggling to find homes.  
April 22, 2020
Internet Child Exploitation Tips Skyrocket During Coronavirus Shutdown
With Colorado’s schools shut down and sports cancelled, many children and teenagers are spending a lot more time online during coronavirus stay-at-home orders. That’s a big concern for one of Colorado’s top internet child exploitation investigators.
April 21, 2020
FRONTLINE's First Major Documentary on COVID-19 Premieres Tonight
"Coronavirus Pandemic" is a crucial and sobering look at how America reached this point, and the challenges that lie ahead.
April 21, 2020
“No Good Choices”: At the First U.S. Hospital Network to Knowingly Battle the Coronavirus, a Struggle Over Protective Equipment
“We cannot have our own caregivers going down from COVID while they’re trying to take care of the community,” says Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips.
April 21, 2020
"They Should Have Done Something": Broad Failures Fueled Wisconsin Ballot Crisis, Investigation Shows
Inadequate computer systems, overwhelmed clerks and misleading ballot information hampered Wisconsin’s historic — and historically troubling — spring election.
April 21, 2020
How America’s First Known Coronavirus Patient Recovered
The inside story of how the first known COVID-19 patient in the U.S. was identified and treated in Washington State, and how he survived.
April 18, 2020
As Gun Sales Spike in Colorado Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak, Experts Worry about Suicide Risk
An emergency room physician and a gun shop owner, who advocate together for suicide prevention, say they are concerned a recent increase in gun sales in Colorado could leave more people at risk for suicide.
April 17, 2020
WATCH: COVID-19 In Southern New Mexico
A conversation with a reporter who has been covering the COVID-19 public health crisis in some of Southern New Mexico’s smaller towns.
New Mexico PBS
April 17, 2020
Two Washingtons. Two Very Different Coronavirus Responses.
Our new podcast episode explores what the feud between Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee and President Donald Trump reveals about broader state-federal tensions in the COVID-19 fight.
April 17, 2020