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Television, newspapers and radio are pushing out Coronavirus updates every minute, and it can be tempting to over indulge. Says Aaron Henkin: “You’re home, you’ve got your snack counter and your junk food cabinet, right there and it's available for you all day and the temptation is to have your hands in there all the time. Same thing with the news, and I’m not sure whether or not that’s healthy.”

Henkin is host of a new WYPR podcast called ‘The Daily Dose’ -- it's a roundup of the station’s reporting on Maryland’s COVID-19 response. The Daily Dose aims to share the essential state and local updates.

During the coronavirus pandemic ... what are you thinking about, or feeling, or doing  -- how has your daily life changed? Call 410-235-6060 and let us know! 

Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'
Aaron creates and produces original radio programs for WYPR. His current project is the neighborhood documentary series, Out of the Blocks, which earned the 2018 national Edward R Murrow Award. His past work includes the long-running weekly cultural program, The Signal, and the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings series, Tapestry of the Times. Aaron's stories have aired nationally on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, PRI’s Studio 360, & The World.