Statewide: The Cost Of Health Care During COVID-19
On this episode, the pandemic has sent many people to the hospital. Some wound up in intensive care on a ventilator. Others have faced long recoveries. That's resulted in higher costs for health care. And everyone will end up paying more for it.
We also speak with a doctor from western Illinois, where vaccination rates are below average. And we hear from farmers who have found making a profit off of hemp crops to be challenging.
* Natalie Krebs of Side Effects Public Media looks at a new mental health system in Iowa that some say is falling short at a bad time.
* Peter Medlin tells us about a pandemic idea that has been successful: a summer food program for school kids.