Monday through Thursday at lunchtime, Empire KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:
- Riverside County seeks medical volunteers to assist with COVID-19 patients.
- Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to expand the healthcare workforce as the state prepares for a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
- Farmers are considered essential workers during the pandemic, but some worry they’re not being protected.
- Governor Newsom says the state is nearly halfway to its goal of 10,000 available ventilators, in addition to hospital supply.