Category Archives: Healthcare

Open Thread | COVID Is REAL. Ms. Delta Rona IS NOT PLAYING😠

I thought that my heart had been hardened, but, it still breaks. I can’t get past the numbers. 99.2% of our COVID DEAD TODAY are among the UNVACCINATED. 99 out of every 100 COVID DEATHS IS UNNECCESSARY TODAY. 99 out … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More On Our COVID Situation In This Country

We are beginning to go through some things in this country. Ms. Delta Rona is taking names. She doesn’t care that Red Staters refuse to get vaccinated in order to ” own the libs”. She welcomes their stupidity. I will … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Need Prayers for SouthernGirl2

Since she has posted this on Twitter, I feel comfortable posting this here. Need your prayers and positive thoughts for the wonderful SG2.🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 Good morning, Twitter! I want to share some news with y’all. I’ve been through vigorous testing and … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Now, THIS is What I Want to See

I can’t tell you how much I loved this.😏   Great news folks: we hit record-high health care enrollment. 31 million people now have coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Couldn’t think of a better person to celebrate this milestone … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why You Should Get The Vaccine

I have a sister who is a vaccine skeptic. But, it’s on my heart to keep at her. The variants scare me to death. One of my favorite people, Andy Slavitt wants to have a few words:   1. COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Federal Government Needs to Step Up

Because, you need a different approach to vaccinate those in the rural South. Get imaginative, but get the vaccine to them. In the face of limited transportation, patchy internet service and threadbare medical care, community leaders in Alabama and Mississippi … Continue reading

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Open Thread | As They Push to Re-Open Schools…..

Let’s take a look at a study about COVID and transmission in schools.   @Epi_D_Nique and I collaborated to provide a user-friendly review of the CDC’s study on #Covid_19 spread in elementary #schools in one Georgia district. This study is … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What A Waste Of Resources😠

I didn’t even know this was a situation. All the underserved communities out there, and they have the nerve to not have these doctors in the pipeline? This is absolutely ridiculous. ‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Got My First Shot

Well, I took my first shot last Thursday. I admit that I was part of the folks that said ‘ wait and see’. I was willing to do that. I had been living with masking and all the precautions for … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Lack of Equity In Vaccinations

This thread:   Unacceptable, but very intentional. We can not play surprised when:🔹Phase 1a is 70% White🔹 Phase 1b (65+yo) are 77% White🔹 70% of pharmacies are in white neighborhoods 🔹 Black/Brown communities are 2x less likely to have hospital … Continue reading

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