Welcome to the AppalachianTrailCafe.net!
Take a moment and register and then join the conversation

Corona Virus and the Trail

    • New

      max.patch wrote:

      LIhikers wrote:

      I can't believe it........New York's govenor Cuomo got an Emmy award for his daily press briefings about the corona virus.....the bar must be really, really low this year. I guess I shouldn't be surprised that in a day and age when everyone gets a trophy just for participating . The guy was just doing his job , geesh, makes me want to bang my head against a wall or squeeze my hand in a vise. X(
      At least he did his job.
      Other politicians didn't.
      Not sure how well he did his job as NY has more corona deaths than any other state.
    • New

      LIhikers wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      LIhikers wrote:

      I can't believe it........New York's govenor Cuomo got an Emmy award for his daily press briefings about the corona virus.....the bar must be really, really low this year. I guess I shouldn't be surprised that in a day and age when everyone gets a trophy just for participating . The guy was just doing his job , geesh, makes me want to bang my head against a wall or squeeze my hand in a vise. X(
      At least he did his job.Other politicians didn't.
      Not sure how well he did his job as NY has more corona deaths than any other state.
      It hit there early and hard, when we knew very little about the virus. Since then they've done much better than most states.

      Source: worldometers.info/coronavirus/usa/new-york/

      The post was edited 1 time, last by Time Zone ().

    • New

      Time Zone wrote:

      LIhikers wrote:

      max.patch wrote:

      LIhikers wrote:

      I can't believe it........New York's govenor Cuomo got an Emmy award for his daily press briefings about the corona virus.....the bar must be really, really low this year. I guess I shouldn't be surprised that in a day and age when everyone gets a trophy just for participating . The guy was just doing his job , geesh, makes me want to bang my head against a wall or squeeze my hand in a vise. X(
      At least he did his job.Other politicians didn't.
      Not sure how well he did his job as NY has more corona deaths than any other state.
      It hit there early and hard, when we knew very little about the virus. Since then they've done much better than most states.
      Source: worldometers.info/coronavirus/usa/new-york/
      Cuomo's directive to send Covid patients resulted in a lot of deaths. Even early on anyone could see that this was a terrible idea.
      “Of all sad words of tongue or pen,
      the saddest are these, 'It might have been.”


      John Greenleaf Whittier
    • New

      Dmax wrote:

      Still a terrible idea. Here in Tennessee it's still happening. The nursing home my wife works at had two Covid patients received this week. The only thing we can figure is that it is part of a national emergency plan.
      DMax, the stupidity of this is so stunning, Nursing homes to not have the ability or training that most hospitals have to isolate infectious patients. I can only wonder if they do this fully knowing what the inevitable outcome will be. And if this is purposeful, what is the purpose? What are they trying to achieve?
      “Of all sad words of tongue or pen,
      the saddest are these, 'It might have been.”


      John Greenleaf Whittier
    • New

      There are 5 total cases at her facility, plus 6 staff at home right now. She does wound care on two of the residents. They have a good isolation unit for the positive cases. How well protocal is followed, I'm not sure. But I know the few that have to be in contact are very carefull.
      The other nursing homes in the area have done the same thing since the start of the pandemic.
      I guess if you don't send positive cases to the nursing homes the hospitals would have been filled to max quickly once the virus hit their area. Then the only thing to do would be to lock the doors. Can't send them to hotels and I don't see make shift hospitals set up by our government anywhere.
    • New

      I feel sorry for all in the medical field right now. From the top specialist all the way to the laundry, kitchen and everywhere between. A lot of stress and hours and always being short handed. Hard for places to hire in right now. Nobody wants a job at a facility that has Covid.
    • New

      IMScotty wrote:

      Dmax wrote:

      Still a terrible idea. Here in Tennessee it's still happening. The nursing home my wife works at had two Covid patients received this week. The only thing we can figure is that it is part of a national emergency plan.
      DMax, the stupidity of this is so stunning, Nursing homes to not have the ability or training that most hospitals have to isolate infectious patients. I can only wonder if they do this fully knowing what the inevitable outcome will be. And if this is purposeful, what is the purpose? What are they trying to achieve?
      Makes absolutely no sense.
      2,000 miler