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Stateside: COVID vax soon open to all adults; reducing pandemic anxiety; MI economy & stimulus plan

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Today, on Stateside, beginning April 5th all Michigan residents aged 16 and up will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. But are health departments ready for this new wave? Plus, so many of us looking forward to life after the pandemic, but how exactly do we return to normal?

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

County health departments prepare for onslaught of vaccine-eligible people

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Stateside’s conversation with Adam London

  • Adam London is the Health Officer for Kent County Health Department

First came the mice. Then, Lyme disease.

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Interlochen Public Radio’s Lexi Krupp reports

  • Lexi Krupp is the Science and Conservation Reporter for Interlochen Public Radio 

How to reduce anxiety and stress around reopening and getting back to normal

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Stateside’s conversation with Arash Javanbakht

  • Arash Javanbakht is director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic at Wayne State’s department of psychiatry

What the COVID relief package means for Michigan’s economy

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Stateside’s conversation with Melissa Nann Burk and Charles Ballard

  • Melissa Nann Burk is a Detroit News reporter based in D.C.
  • Charles Ballard is an economist and professor at Michigan State University
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