Public School Pre-Vaccine Public Health Class Circa 1932 – Part 1: Good Citizenship

What did we do to prevent diseases and still carry on with daily life before vaccines existed? Vulnerable populations still existed. Public health measures still existed, even under President Herbert Hoover. So let’s take a gander into the archives of historical texts, starting with my grandmother’s health textbook. It should be noted, as we areContinue reading “Public School Pre-Vaccine Public Health Class Circa 1932 – Part 1: Good Citizenship”

June 2013 – A Poem

I didn’t want to pick out an appropriate picture for this poem. I picked out something calm that reminded me of the opposite of what this day felt like. Many of my poems are flashbulb memories or combinations of flashbulb memories. This poem is the worst day of work I have ever experienced. I don’tContinue reading “June 2013 – A Poem”

New Jersey: Are We Flattening The Curve?

New Jersey Surge Approximately 1 Week Behind New York As of 4 April 2020 more citizens of New Jersey have died of SARS-CoV-2 than died in the 9/11/2001 attacks. The eastern part of the state of New Jersey abuts New York City, whereas the western part abuts Philadelphia. If we assume that New York CityContinue reading “New Jersey: Are We Flattening The Curve?”

Pennsylvania: Are We Flattening The Curve?

Pennsylvania Department of Health Declares There is “No Sign of Slowing” As of 12:01 AM 4 April 2020 Pennsylvania exceeded the 10,000 case milestone. The majority of cases in Pennsylvania are in the Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania region along the Boston-Washington commuter corridor. As this is a major thoroughfare connected to New York, Connecticut, andContinue reading “Pennsylvania: Are We Flattening The Curve?”