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Wash the Hands! Wash the Nose?

by Tim Keim Since the beginning of the pandemic we’ve been admonished to wash our hands to prevent picking up the coronavirus. General cleanliness has been good advice for thousands of years and even has its own aphorism: Cleanliness is ...
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A Few Mutations Away?

by Tim Keim  CDC Director Rochelle Walensky commented last month that the corona virus may be “just a few mutations potentially away, could potentially evade our vaccines.” This is quite an admission from one of our chief health authorities, but ...
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The Return Of Masking

by Bill Crawford This is an effort that began with the CDC changing their recommendations, backtracking on their unmasking of the vaccinated in May, which opened up many suburbs and cities (especially in Blue states) to freer personal and business ...
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Half of Chatham’s Population At Least Partially Vaccinated Against COVID-19

From the Chatham County Health Department As of Wednesday, July 7th, 50% of the Chatham County population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the county’s fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Chatham County Public Health Department Hosts Free COVID-19 Testing Event

From the Chatham County Health Department The Chatham County community is invited to a free COVID-19 testing event Thursday, October 15, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. WHERE:   Northwood High School310 Northwood High School RoadPittsboro, NC 27312  WHEN:Thursday, October 15, ...
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Needless Suffering and Death

by Alirio Estevez “I just ask my Lord that other people’s pain may never be indifferent to me.” This line from an inspiring song by renowned Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa is tumbling around my head nowadays. People all over ...