August 10, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – On Friday, August 7, East County Magazine took our “Newsmakers, Shakers and Newsmakers” community forum/webinar series virtual. Thanks to the #FacebookJournalismProject for supporting our community news reporting and virtual events in the COVID-19 era.
Thanks to all of you who sent in questions via email and social media for Dr. William Tseng, one of San Diego’s top COVID-19 experts, who shared the latest facts on COVID-19 trends and what the medical community has learned since the pandemic beganWhy does San Diego have a lower death rate than the nation? What are the facts and myths about this disease? How accurate are tests? How can you help save lives if you’ve survived COVID-19? What will it take to end the pandemic and return life to normal in our region? Listen in to hear Dr. Tseng's fascinating responses.
Robyn Herrick, community resiliency advisor with SDG&E, discussed their upcoming drive-through Wildfire Safety Fairs coming up in Alpine, Pine Valley and Valley Center. Get details here.
Hear what you need to know to stay safe this fire season – and how you get free devices to help you stay in communication even while you’re evacuated.
Local news in the public interest is more important now than ever, during the COVID-19 crisis. Our reporters, as essential workers, are dedicated to keeping you informed, even though we’ve had to cancel fundraising events. Please give the gift of community journalism by donating at https://www.eastcountymedia.org/donate.