Tag: masks

A new normal?

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By Kevin Roche A few observations, not much ranting, so rated CV-OE (okay for everyone). First, I am going to give you a little information about the blog and its reception. This was a sleepy little health research, policy and…

10 tips for in-person early voters in North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina’s 17-day, in-person early voting period began on Thursday, October 15, and ends Saturday, October 31. The State Board of Elections offers the following 10 tips for early voters: Voters may cast a ballot at any…

The great debate: To wear or not to wear?

by Andy Taylor Raleigh, NC – It’s trite to say the country is divided. It’s a presidential election year and the racially charged protests over police conduct ended whatever fleeting moment of national unity there was in the age of coronavirus.…

Do masks prevent viral infection?

by Taylor Kish Pittsboro, NC – No.  I’ve seen so many masks worn improperly (e.g. poor fitting, wrong kind). Coronavirus can attach to our eyeballs, hands, skin, hair, clothing. The coronavirus is less than one micron. Coronavirus can float right…

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…