Back in early January, during the height of the omicron spike, the CDC shortened the quarantine period for people testing positive for Covid. The sudden change left people a little puzzled, including us at the show. As with all of our content, we sought to create something that reflected the conversation and feeling we had internally. Using a popular TikTok format in which a person delivers a press conference-style announcement, we handed correspondent Desi Lydic the reins to pose as the CDC and communicate a funny, exaggerated form of the new guidelines. The resulting video perfectly captured the nationwide mood of bewilderment.