Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines

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26 August, 2021

KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines

In episode three of our series, Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines, KCSB’s Yulene Teagle and the Daily Nexus’ Atmika Iyer examine the efforts of the Santa Barbara Public Health Department and UC Santa Barbara in mitigating the spread of the virus.

To gain deeper insight into the pandemic’s impact on the Santa Barbara community, KCSB’s Ashley Rusch speaks to UCSB Student Health Medical Director Dr. Ali Javanbakht. Additionally, we speak to Santa Barbara County Public Health Director Dr. Van Do-Reynoso and SBC Public Health Office Dr. Henning Ansorg to discuss the challenges of the pandemic.

Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive is accessible as both a Daily Nexus article and a KCSB newsletter. You can find new articles and podcast episodes at dailynexus.com/unmasking-isla-vista/

Stay tuned for episode four of our series! Next week, KCSB’s Alexandra Goldberg and the Daily Nexus’ Katherine Swartz assess the pandemic’s toll on businesses here in Isla Vista, highlighting the experiences of owners and essential workers alike.

An enormous thank you to those who contributed to Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive.

KCSB Journalists: Alexandra Goldberg, Daniel Huecias, Pia Ramos, Ashley Rusch, Yulene Teagle, and Jennifer Yoshikoshi

Daily Nexus Journalists: Sindhu Ananthavel, Atmika Iyer, Holly Rusch, Asumi Shuda, and Katherine Swartz

Daily Nexus Videographers: Evan Cacatian and Juliana Zappitell

Daily Nexus Artists and Graphic Creators: Hannah Appel, Noelle Chan, Luca Disbrow, Emerson Domingo, Natalie Fiorindo, Daniella Gomez, Alex Rudolph, and Kelly Yan

KCSB Artists: Madeline Miller and Shirley Wang

Daily Nexus Photographers: Pia Ramos and Kaiyi Yang

Thank you for listening!

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