3/31 Empire KVCR Midday News: Medical Volunteers Needed in Riverside County, and More

Mar 31, 2020

Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:

  1. Riverside County seeks medical volunteers to assist with COVID-19 patients.
  2. Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to expand the healthcare workforce as the state prepares for a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
  3. Farmers are considered essential workers during the pandemic, but some worry they’re not being protected.
  4. Governor Newsom says the state is nearly halfway to its goal of 10,000 available ventilators, in addition to hospital supply.