My Choice

Face covering. Not a mask - there is no medical purpose.  Any piece of cloth will suffice. This is not about public health; this is about power.  Bully power.  To open, or remain open, every business must enforce Northam’s face covering rule.  If they refuse, the Department of Health (VDH) and Department of Labor and… Continue reading My Choice

Contact Tracing begins in Virginia

Phase One of Virginia Forward comes at a high price. A much higher price than the cost of a haircut or a tanning bed. Suppose I visit Butterfly Beauty Salon on Monday.  The salon is required to record my name, contact information, and time I was at the salon.  Another guest, named Martha, also visits… Continue reading Contact Tracing begins in Virginia

Disease Control = Absolute Power

The goal has never been to control the Wuhan virus; the goal was to slow the spread. As the CDC chart below shows, slowing the spread of the virus means that it affects fewer people at a time, to ensure that the caseload doesn't overload the limited health resources available.  Virginia has suffered greatly but… Continue reading Disease Control = Absolute Power

Meeting the Metrics in May

Governor Northam's "Virginia Forward Blueprint" plan Why aren’t we planning to Reopen Virginia? During his Covid-19 briefing on April 27, Governor Northam stated his administration is working diligently to collect and understand the data, so he can let Virginia get back to work.  We were given the total number of cases and deaths as reported… Continue reading Meeting the Metrics in May

The Beginning of the End?

Opening Up America Again - the first criterion for Virginia