A hometown newspaper with a local office, local owners & lots of local news

Our View: Keep fighting the good fight

We’ve heard a lot about resigned attitudes toward the Covid-19 pandemic. They run from “everyone’s going to get it, so why try to avoid it?” to “it doesn’t seem so bad now, like the flu.”

But anyone entertaining those thoughts is likely just in denial. Every day, we hear stories about how the pandemic, with its slings and arrows, is deeply affecting all of us.

It’s mental. It’s physical. It’s all so draining, and, yes, still deadly.

The omicron variant is creating the largest spikes of the entire pandemic. Luckily, we have tools — now familiar prevention protocols and vaccinations — in place t...

 
 
Rendered 06/20/2024 22:31