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Is it safe for schools to open in the fall?

Topic: Covid-19 ,    Subtopic: Safety Tags: School COVID-19

It seems like there is a ton of conflicting opinions about whether or not schools should open in the fall. What are the variables we should consider when deciding to open the schools up, and how should they be balanced against one another?...

asked: UTC 2020-07-08 05:52 PM
image masseydvt (1191)
1 votes
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Re-engaging with the Outside World

Topic: Covid-19 ,    Subtopic: Family Life Tags: pennsylvania socializing covid19

State by state situations are changing by the day. In PA, I can see my neighbors spending more and more time with others. I'd like to understand more how to assess my risks, what might work for me and my family, and how to make sure our elderly parents are safe through it all. We live just outside P...

asked: UTC 2020-07-09 01:14 PM
image peter_yeargin (1360)
1 votes
3 answers

Which national COVID strategy will produce prosperity?

Topic: Covid-19 ,    Subtopic: World Politics

The strategy the USA seems to be following is, "Let everyone get it as soon as possible; then the survivors can Get Back To Normal and make lots of money!"  Whereas most countries (e.g. Canada) are opting to slow the spread and save lives, even if it means prolonging the Moratorium on Everythin...

asked: UTC 2020-08-29 10:39 PM
image Jick (1700)
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COVID-19: What safety measures would have to be in place before you'd consider going on a cruise ship?

Topic: Covid-19 ,    Subtopic: Safety Tags: cruise safety

By nature of being on a cruise ship you will have to share the same confined space with many other people. What precautions and safety measures would need to be in place in order for it to be considered reasonably safe / low risk enough to get on the cruise?...

asked: UTC 2020-08-11 03:05 PM
image diazi (90)
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2020 has been really rough on people: What are some things that give you hope for 2021?

Topic: Covid-19 ,    Subtopic: World Politics Tags: #covid #pandemic

I was wondering if the world is ever going back to normal? There is literally nothing normal about this "new normal". Is COVID going to be taken care of by then? Are we facing a recession? Is unemployment still going to be spiking up? Any hopes for start ups and small businesses ? ...

asked: UTC 2020-08-26 05:47 PM
image Harsh (146)
1 votes
2 answers

Have your tipping habits changed during Covid?

Topic: Covid-19

Curious if others' tipping habits have changed. For me, I tip more (25%-50%, depending on service), but I am using tipped services far less overall. I am trying to help locally owned businesses stay afloat. Just wondering if other people's habits have changed....

asked: UTC 2020-10-12 04:06 PM
image Jennifer (170)
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What are the allergy precautions to the different covid vaccines? My kid has allergies and I'm concerned that he could have a reaction when he finally gets his shots.

Topic: Covid-19

My youngest has severe egg allergies, so he can't take the regular flu vaccine. He has other allergies, too, and I don't know much about potential allergens for the covid vaccines. Are all the covid vaccines made the same way? If not, will we have the option to choose one with the lowest risk of all...

asked: UTC 2021-02-27 04:07 PM
image SarahCzar (656)
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Are you more or less scared now of COVID-19 than you were back in March, 2020?

Topic: Covid-19 ,    Subtopic: Safety

Now that we are really seeing the effects of COVID-19, are people in general more or less freaked out about it? I know a lot of people who really panicked and probably went overboard in their apocalypse planning and refusing to facetime lest they contract corona via the internet. However, I also kno...

asked: UTC 2020-08-28 09:25 PM
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