Category: COVID19

Tales from the End of the Road; Living through COVID19 in Key West Part 7

May 10, 2020:

Quarantine Day 54:

Today is Mother’s Day, which is always a very busy day for me. I consider myself to have five mother figures in my life, and I try to connect with each of them throughout the day, in some semblance of seniority.

Five women, four calls. I can talk for hours on a phone, so you do whatever rough math you have to do in your head and give me a rough estimate of how many hours I spent chatting on the phone today. Good thing the unemployment office was closed. Continue reading “Tales from the End of the Road; Living through COVID19 in Key West Part 7”

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ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO OFFER COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTS TO ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS

PRESS RELEASE

May 18, 2020

ERIE COUNTY, NY – Starting Tuesday, May 19, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) will offer a series of clinics for COVID-19 antibody testing throughout Erie County.

The antibody test conducted by the Erie County Public Health Lab requires a blood draw from the arm. Appointments will be available in half-hour increments at clinics held three days each week from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. These clinics will be set up in locations throughout Erie County, including Amherst, Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Depew, Hamburg, Lackawanna, Orchard Park, Springville and Williamsville. Continue reading “ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO OFFER COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTS TO ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS”

Tales from the End of the Road; Living through COVID19 in Key West Part 6

May 3, 2020:

Quarantine Day 47:

If you’ve ever worked in the restaurant industry, you know that a walk-in cooler is your saving grace when you want to unleash unbridled rage without looking like an absolute psycho in front of your coworkers or clientele. Especially on a hot day, if I was ever pissed off to the extreme, I would make my way to any of the giant-sized refrigerators in any of the restaurants I’ve ever worked and let out a giant roar of despair before fixing myself and walking back to the bar with a lime or an orange I absolutely didn’t need. Continue reading “Tales from the End of the Road; Living through COVID19 in Key West Part 6”