So long, social distancing.
Prisons across the nation have become COVID-19 hotspots, as institutions are unable to maintain social distancing rules, and often have a lack of sanitary supplies. Many states have considered releasing prisoners who pose no threat to society. But how many prisoners are actually being released? Turns out, not many. Donald Kagan and Basil Powell are two formerly incarcerated people who were released during the global pandemic.
"While millions of people have lamented the lack of hugs and physical contact since March last year, for me and people like me, social distancing brought freedom from unwanted touch."
We’ve spent a whole year socially isolating due to the coronavirus pandemic. How has this affected us and how do we adapt to our new normal?
Those fully vaccinated can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, federal health officials said Monday.
President Joe Biden offered an optimistic estimated timeline for Americans to move past the coronavirus pandemic.
Harriet Shenkman of New York said living through a pandemic without her husband, Jerry, by her side was "not something I’d ever imagine in my lifetime."
"People need connection, I suppose, in whatever form is available to them."
The mandate applies to all employees, visitors and contractors at parks, facilities and monuments nationwide.
A woman who was supposed to avoid all physical contact with others for 14 days ended up having a close encounter with the man working at the quarantine hotel.