Tag: CDC

N.C. State Fair canceled for 2020

Raleigh, NC – Since March, the North Carolina State Fair and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have been monitoring COVID-19 guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Department of…

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What is going on with the coronavirus epidemic

By Kevin Roche Some people are freaking out because more cases are being reported in some parts of the country.  As I have explained in earlier posts, I don’t think this is anything to be excessively concerned about.  Hospitalizations as…

Let’s try kindness

by Joan Triplett Pittsboro, NC – I’ve read so many conflicting opinions on why to wear a mask or not to wear a mask that my head is spinning. Actually there seems to be only two opinions but repeated over…

NC dentists are re-opening

by L’Tanya Bailey Raleigh, NC – As dentists reopen their practices across the state, our number one priority is patient safety. When your dentist is ready to open, you can be confident they are following protocols from the CDC, ADA…

Some miscellania coronavirae

By Kevin Roche If you haven’t seen the Bill Maher video on the absurd paranoia about coronavirus across the country, you must watch it.  (Maher Video)   Once again, too much sense for our policymakers.  But maybe if more people keep…

Yet more Coronavirus research

By Kevin Roche Research results are flowing in on coronavirus and a lot of it is critical information on transmissibility.  How the virus is transmitted, its hardiness in air or on surfaces, what “dose” is enough to cause infection; all…

Social distancing tips: 15 ways to stay both sane and safe

Muncie, Indiana – Practicing social distancing to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic may sound scary or impossible to do, but there are ways to appropriately handle the process, says Jagdish Khubchandani, a health science professor at Ball State University. The Centers…