After four days in the hospital, his symptoms abated. He decided not to self-quarantine at home — he was living with a family with an infant son — and became the first Georgian to live in a special quarantine site at Hard Labor Creek State Park, about 50 miles east of Atlanta. … [Read more...] about He survived COVID-19. He’s broke. But he thinks America is overreacting
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — With temperatures rising outside and families getting stir crazy, a day at the beach might seem like just what the doctor ordered. But with Virginia still in the throes of a coronavirus pandemic, a lazy beach day comes with a set of rules. … [Read more...] about How will Virginia cities keep large crowds off beaches?
With little information coming from within correctional facilities or from the outside world, those inside often try to figure out who’s been infected on their own. Sometimes they learn about it from jail staff members, who have weighed orders to remain silent with their own concerns about the health of inmates and staff, the men say. Others make assumptions after vague memos about COVID-19 infections are posted in their units and a guard, cook or someone in their unit suddenly disappears after showing flu-like symptoms. … [Read more...] about Fear behind bars as the coronavirus spreads
“If we don’t reach out to the American people, show them what we stand for and make sure they know we hear them, are listening to them, that we are going to focus on them, that we understand the constraints they are facing every day, that wages are not keeping up with the cost of living, and if we don’t do something to show them what we are going to do about that to make things better for them, I don’t know if we will ever earn their trust back,” Rep. Ben Ray Luján (N.M.), who chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told The Hill in an interview. … [Read more...] about How ‘Never Trump’ voters saved Republicans’ Senate majority
Regina Olivas, 55, of Los Angeles knows the risks well. She is an operation supervisor at The Angeles Clinic, a noted cancer research and treatment center. Oncology patients can have weakened immune systems, which can make them more vulnerable to serious impacts of infection. … [Read more...] about California lawmakers plead: fight virus, don’t pack beaches