Even while the Coronavirus unfolds daily across our lives, many officials are focused on reopening state economies and trying to get things back to normal. But what’s their normal?
Workers have been thrust into combat mode. We are called on to stand on the front lines. Maybe some expected to be called on as LIFE SAVERS: doctors, nurses, fire fighters, police and emergency techs. But not like this, without equipment. And others, such as bus drivers, factory workers, office workers, grocery store workers and other “essential workers” were never trained for combat situations. And they haven’t been given the weapons they need to survive. Yet, here we are, in combat. And what is happening to the people who are essential to our families? The youth and elderly are left home during this pandemic, yet are subjected to exposure every day when those of us essential workers return home.