Rural Health Care And COVID-19; Holiday Books

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Rural health care is complicated by small, isolated communities, limited resources and social stigmas around getting treatment. The pandemic has put these struggles in stark relief. Joey Traywick, a nurse with St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana, talks about his experiences. Also, Petra Mayer of NPR Books discusses book sales during the pandemic as well as a few of her favorite reads for the holiday season. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 4, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on December 4, 2020.


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