Today I was among the first healthcare workers in Kansas to receive the COVID 19 vaccine. This pandemic has taken things away from people that can’t be returned but this is the start of a return to normalcy. Wear a mask. I’ve been having some interesting conversations with natives and transplants on what they think the culture of SF and the Bay Area is like. Like any urban city, SF has a multitude of subcultures or groups of people who all share similar values, lifestyle, attitudes, and such. Some of these subcultures are more dominate or observable, others are more underground and niche.
As part of the Mural Alley celebration, members of the community who are interested in thinking about how Madison could have more community engaged art and placemaking are invited to attend an additional event before the general celebration. A LET’S DO BETTER TOGETHER HAPPY HOUR film screening and panel discussionpreviews the celebration on August 13, 5 6:30 pm at the Hawthorne Library Community Room at 2707 E. Washington Ave.
Many of the best studies on transmission were carried out at the beginning of the pandemic, because later on the virus became so widespread it became difficult to isolate specific routes of transmission. In a small study carried out last February, for example, researchers took swabs from various surfaces in a Wuhan hospital that was treating a high number of Covid positive patients. They found virus particles on computer mice, bins, bed handrails, doorknobs and even on the soles of medical employees’ shoes.
IVAN WATSON: There are fears because the Turkish military has openly called for cross border incursions as early as April of this year. And where I traveled in the Southeast, the region is heavily militarized. There is a huge Turkish troop build up.