Athens News Matters: March 20, 2020

Mar 20, 2020

This week, Athens News Matters focuses on the local impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. You'll hear: 

  • Mayor Kelly Girtz on the local government's response to the pandemic
  • State Representatives Stephen Frye (D-Athens) and Houston Gaines (R-Athens) on state response to the virus
  • How social distancing may harm the local service economy and those who work within it
  • How the Athens Mutual Aid Network provides support for service industry workers
  • UGA pharmacy professors on how vaccines are developed, tested and approved¬†
  • How parents can help their children socialize while maintaining social distance