Giordano: 'An Emergency Has to Be Redefined'

The Dom Giordano Program | May 5, 2020

The Dom Giordano Program
May 05, 2020 - 12:36 pm
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PA Speaker of the House Remains Optimistic About Opening Schools in September

​Dom Giordano talks with Speaker Mike Turzai about the waiver process and the Democrats who are turning against it. Turzai explains the two different effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the increases in alcoholism, drug addiction, and suicide. Turzai lashes out at the notion that schools cannot open in September, standing up for the kids who have dreams they want to pursue and will not be able to. Plus, Turzai says Education Secretary Pedro Rivera's negative attitude about schools opening fosters fear and talks about the potential push for a plan to isolate nursing homes and personal care homes. 

 

Bucks County Health Dept. Director Says COVID-19 Community Spread Has Gone Down

Dom Giordano talks with David Damsker, Director of the Bucks County Health Department, about the trend of COVID-19 patients, with most cases found in healthcare workers and nursing home residents. Damsker explains how the community spread numbers have gone down significantly in the past several weeks. Damsker explains how Americans are in a different frame of mind from a few weeks ago, adjusting to the concessions of social distancing and protective gear. Damsker talks about moving to a point where people who are mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic can be tested and explains how tests can pick up the virus when it is no longer contagious.

 

Protests Can Take Place From the Comfort of Your Car

Dom Giordano talks with Leighann Savloff about her upcoming protest at Broad & Oregon around 11:30 a.m. Savloff explains how the protest is to stand by the businesses in Center City Philadelphia that are suffering from the closure of the state.