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Monday on Lake Effect: Spike of COVID-19, Fight Against Mask Mandate, Caring for Caregivers

Monday on Lake Effect

An epidemiologist talks about the spike in COVID-19 infections and how to be safe during this pandemic. Then, a conservative law group explains why they’re challenging Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order to extend the mask mandate. We examine ways health care workers can care for themselves in the high stress time of COVID-19. Plus, an essayist talks about the escapism found in her mother's recipes.


  • Dr. Laura Cassidy, director of epidemiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Rick Esenberg, president and general counsel for the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty
  • Dr. Chad Wetterneck, clinical psychologist and clinical director of trauma recovery services at Rogers Behavioral Health
  • Barbara Miner, writer and producer