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Old April 2nd, 2020, 02:51 PM
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Re: Corona Virus

My area is currently thru April 30th, but cases keep increasing.




I've heard thru the grapevine the a parent of one of the students I (normally) work with may have Corona.
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Old April 5th, 2020, 04:49 AM
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Re: Corona Virus

I continue to get out and walk or run because I need to do something to manage the stress of everyone around me. Sometimes neighbors come out to talk to me, keeping socially distant. I think Friday was a rough day because a lot of folks seemed to need to talk.

One neighbor stopped me to chat. After a few minutes he asked, "Do you even know anyone who has this virus?" Uh, oh. He's been listening to the conspiracy sites that say this is a hoax. I told him about all of the people I know who have it, especially those on ventilators. I suspect he thinks I have been fooled. These are the kinds of people that worry me.
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Old April 5th, 2020, 11:58 AM
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Re: Corona Virus

I have starting walking in a cemetery near me. I'm the only one there. My neighborhood has become "crowded" with walkers.

I'm worried about some of my co-workers & students (+families) as the area they live in has a high number of cases.
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Old April 9th, 2020, 06:38 PM
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Re: Corona Virus

We were just told schools are closed for the remainder of the year.

I expect to be laid off shortly. Hopefully, I can collect unemployment and return to work in the Fall.
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Re: Corona Virus

Our schools had the same announcement yesterday.

August is going to be so much fun....
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Re: Corona Virus

I'm having a rough day today - I've seen news articles that some meat processing/packing plants are having to shut down


...and I've realized (in the past) I have some anxiety about having enough food
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Re: Corona Virus

I'm a little concerned with the supply chain, too.
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Old May 14th, 2020, 04:11 PM
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Re: Corona Virus

My state is going to start opening up gradually next week.

(DS's college town has only had 2 reported cases of corona so far)
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Re: Corona Virus

Parts of our state has opened. We won't begin to reopen here until sometime in June. I'm not sure if that will be a possibility, though. The neighbors down the street with college-aged kids keep throwing parties.
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Re: Corona Virus

We began to open (slowly) a week and a half ago. So far, so good. People are being careful, lots of mask-wearing. Our curve has been flat for a while, and our hospital only has one COVID-19 patient.

People are scared though. They have gotten used to the "new normal" and don't venture out if they don't have to.
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