As the coronavirus numbers in Michigan continue to grow, the Local 4 News team aired an hour-long special called “Coronavirus Crisis” – solely devoted to update the community on the latest information about this virulent respiratory disease.
“We know the questions people have and the anxiety this pandemic is creating,” said Local 4 News Director Kim Voet. “Details are changing by the hour and that’s why we’re doing a live special – so our team of experts can bring you the most up-to-date information possible to help you and your family know how to plan and guard against infection.”
Watch part one above, and the rest below.
Local 4 Anchors/Hosts – Devin Scillian and Kimberly Gill
Medical Expert - Dr. Frank McGeorge
Consumer Investigative Reporter (Help Me Hank) - Hank Winchester
Business Editor and Certified Financial Planner - Rod Meloni
· Everything you need to know for the days and weeks ahead as the coronavirus crisis unfolds. Dr. Frank McGeorge, an experienced emergency room doctor, leading our coverage with the latest on the cases, testing, who is most at risk and the best ways to protect yourself. Since the start Dr. McGeorge has been answering all your questions about the coronavirus.
· Teacher panel: Students are moving to learning from home. Here are some resources for making that easier from a teacher on our panel:
Khan Academy is a free website providing learning schedules for preschool through 12th grade. This website also provides free individualized practice on all kinds of academic skills for kindergarten to college.
Spectrum and Comcast are offering free or discounted internet service.
Special Ed (ASD & Communication Disorders): Resources of lesson plans for students with severe disabilities, such as autism.
· Help Me Hank Consumer Investigator Hank Winchester with how the crisis is impacting consumers, warning you about the latest scams, how to deal with supply shortages, and the latest recommendations when it comes to travel.
· Business Editor Rod Meloni with the latest on the markets, the economy and how it’s affecting your wallet.
Please join us Tuesday, March 17 at 8 p.m. for “Coronavirus Crisis,” and let family and friends know about this important Local 4 Special, that will also stream live on ClickOnDetroit.com.
WDIV TV-Local 4 (NBC/Detroit), is a Graham Media Group station.