Berkshire Senior Public Health Planner Talks COVID-19 Outbreak
By Tuesday, seven people had presumptive positive tests for COVID-19 in Berkshire County. With more than 90 cases in Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency on Tuesday. Allison Egan is a senior public health planner for the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, one of the groups leading a countywide effort to contain the outbreak of the disease. A specialist in public health disaster preparedness, Egan spoke with WAMC about the disease, its spread, and how the county is working to combat it.