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How state hospitals handled the COVID-19 pandemic

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Madelyn Beck
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Mountain West News Bureau
State Hospital South in Blackfoot, Idaho.

The pandemic has wreaked havoc in many nursing homes and prisons.

State psychiatric hospitals say they controlled COVID-19 a lot better, though there are some notable exceptions. Mountain West News Bureau reporter, Madelyn Beck, joined Idaho Matters to tell us more.

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Madelyn Beck is Boise State Public Radio's regional reporter with the Mountain West News Bureau.
As Senior Producer of our live daily talk show Idaho Matters, I’m able to indulge my love of storytelling and share all kinds of information (I was probably a Town Crier in a past life!). My career has allowed me to learn something new everyday and to share that knowledge with all my friends on the radio.