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Posted inEmergencies and Risks (COVID-19)

One Detroit: Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis

This story also appeared in DPTV - One Detroit

Conversation of the Day

One Detroit offers exclusive daily interviews and updates on how the community is responding and how to keep your family safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

NEW: Asian Americans Under Fire

Databases are being compiled of reported racism against Asian Americans related to the pandemic, and among those keeping an eye on the situation in Metro Detroit are attorney Roland Hwang and Richard Mui with Asian Pacific Islander American Vote Michigan.

NEW: Gov Gretchen Whitmer COVID-19 Update

Governor Gretchen Whitmer spoke with One Detroit’s Christy McDonald about the important factors at play when it comes to re-opening Michigan, the state’s needs when it comes to testing supplies, as well as budget concerns.

Rev. Horace Sheffield, COVID-19 Survivor

Nolan Finley & Detroit Regional Chamber President & CEO Sandy Baruah talk about what it will take to “reopen” the Michigan economy in a safe and responsible way.

Sandy Baruah on Reopening the Economy

Nolan Finley & Detroit Regional Chamber President & CEO Sandy Baruah talk about what it will take to “reopen” the Michigan economy in a safe and responsible way.

The Symphony Abides

Christy McDonald talks to Dearborn Symphony conductor Steven Jarvi and President Sandy Butler about how they cope as their 58th season has just stopped in its tracks.

Detroit artist Jessica Care Moore

Detroit artist Jessica Care Moore gives Christy McDonald an update on how she’s doing in quarantine and how the arts community has been affected by the shut-down.

Eric Larson, CEO of Larson Realty

Nolan Finley talks with Eric Larson, CEO of Larson Realty about the challenges of “re-opening” the economy in Detroit and across the country.

Michael Harriot, Senior Writer at The Root

One Detroit Associate Producer talks with The Root Senior Writer Michael Harriot about how the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing how social & economic disparities particularly among Black & Brown Americans impact the country as a whole.

COVID-19 and News Fatigue

One Detroit’s Christy McDonald talks with researcher Alisa Shearer about data out of the Pew Research Center about news fatigue and COVID-19 coverage.

Dave Coulter, Oakland County Executive

Oakland County Executive, Dave Coulter, talks with Christy McDonald about mapping the rise in cases of COVID-19, the opening of a field hospital in Novi and more.

Biomedical Engineer Barry Belmont

Nolan Finley talks to Biomedical engineer Barry Belmont from the University of Michigan about concerns surrounding the mass rapid production of ventilators

Deb Polich, Arts Alliance CEO

Christy McDonald talks with Arts Alliance CEO Deb Polich about the economic impact of the arts during COVID-19.

Radio Host Brandon Brice

Nolan Finley spoke with Brandon Brice, “Straight Talk” Host, 910 AM Superstation, about the challenges the city of Detroit faces when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Facebook Live Gender Reveal

Justin and Amber Edwards, Detroiters living in Texas, turned to Facebook Live for a gender reveal party to share the surprise with family and friends during this time of social-distancing.

COVID-19 Roundtable

Christy, Nolan and Stephen talk about the many changes brought on by COVID-19 and the impact on Detroit, considered a hotspot for the virus.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI 12th District) talks with Nolan Finley, about what her constituents are telling her in the midst of the pandemic.

Kevin Leeser with Operation Face Shield

Christy McDonald speaks with Kevin Leeser, an RN with Operation Face Shield Ann Arbor that’s using 3D printing to make face shields for healthcare workers.

Kirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest

Kirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest, speaks with One Detroit’s Christy McDonald about the food insecurities facing the Metro Detroit area.

COVID-19 Pandemic & Xenophobia

Instances of hate crimes and anti-Asian sentiment are on the rise in the U.S., as repercussions of the coronavirus outbreak escalate. One Detroit’s Christy McDonald speaks with Roland Hwang, and Richard Mui to learn more.

Dr. Erin Hunter, Clinical Psychologist Interview

Christy McDonald interviews Dr. Erin Hunter, Clinical Psychologist and Interim-Director for the Center for the Child and Family, the University of Michigan about how families are handling the COVID pandemic.

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