As the Detroit region and the world addresses the concerns around coronavirus, and the related illness COVID-19, 101.9 WDET is taking a thoughtful but swift look at how we can best serve you and the whole community as Detroit’s NPR Station.
Despite the threat posed by COVID-19, The ‘DET team remains committed to serving you.
Most importantly, let me assure you we will remain on the air to provide up-to-date, factual and helpful news, compassionate conversations, entertainment and levity as well as the best music on the planet.
We know in times of uncertainty, listeners rely on WDET for trusted, insightful and timely information and news about their local community. I invite you to visit our dedicated coronavirus information page, which compiles essential and relevant news in one place. We will continue to update our website and our social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter) with the latest news and information.
WDET will broadcast two one-hour, live, call-in specials about COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 18th and Thursday, March 19th at 2 p.m. ET. Audiences across the nation are invited to call and ask medical and public health professionals their hard questions. Call-in number: 800-242-2828.
Thank you for your continued trust in WDET. Despite the threat posed by COVID-19, The ‘DET team remains committed to serving you.
In the meantime, we hope you follow best practices as we will: wash your hands, don’t touch your face, and practice self-care if you need a break – we have the news, stories and music to help you do just that.
Thank you for being a part of the WDET community!
Mary A. Zatina
WDET 101.9 FM