I know Covid-19 has impacted everyone reading this article, in ways both large and small. The travel industry has been affected even more significantly than it was on 9/11. I know many of the brands and suppliers we use will never be the same.
Oklahomans are no strangers to severe weather and the terrible destruction that can result from it. Our past experiences serve as a sobering reminder that we must be ready at a moment’s notice to face tornadoes and other unpredictable weather patterns. In Oklahoma, it’s not a matter of “if” but “when” that time will come.
We returned to the Capitol for session Monday. Access to the building is still restricted but requirements to enter the building have been lessened to adhere to city and state health regulations. However, we still want to ensure the safety of all legislators and employees.
This Friday, a majority of businesses around the state will be open. It’s a promising time but we must proceed with caution. Just because the economy is open doesn’t mean it’s safe to return to life as normal. Please continue only getting out when absolutely necessary for a few more weeks at least. We must continue practicing social distancing, frequent hand washing and not shaking hands. Limit large gatherings that could potentially spread the virus. We have done so well flattening the curve, it would be devastating for it to spread out of control again.
Good Morning Newcastle Seniors! We are beginning to see signs that point to a flattening of the curve when it comes to the coronavirus. Although it will still be around for awhile, at least until a vaccine is found. It has been several weeks of isolation from others.