Well, I knew it was coming. I just really wish it hadn’t. As I predicted, we are back to wearing N95 masks all day in patient care areas in my hospital. Sigh. The main difference this time is that we actually have adequate PPE to protect everyone. Gone are the days of recycling N95 masks,Continue reading “Here we go again…”
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“Do the right thing.”
What does this mean, really? I pondered this question all day, as I thought about people whining about wearing masks or making unvaccinated kids wear them in school. I thought about this as I watched the man stopped at the red light in front of me toss his cigarette out the window like the worldContinue reading ““Do the right thing.””
To Mask or Not to Mask?
The question continues. As the CDC has updated its guidelines, how do you feel about their new recommendations? Essentially, if you are fully vaccinated, your life can return to normal, with exceptions for following rules for businesses and your localities. Our governor in Virginia has lifted the mask mandate except for businesses and healthcare settingsContinue reading “To Mask or Not to Mask?”
My take on COVID-19
The question has officially been asked of healthcare providers: do you want to be included in the first round of vaccinations? At one time, I thought this day would never come. I’m actually surprised that the therapy staff were included in the first go-round, but pleased. That being said, I will get the vaccine eventually,Continue reading “My take on COVID-19”