Category: Feature Stories

Feature stories about different people, places and things

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

On January 24, 2020, I received a text message from one of my Moms, Jules. She had linked me to an article: “Second Travel Related case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Detected in the United States.” She followed it up with a plea that was not surprising from a mother to a child (even if that “child” is 33 years old).

“PLEASE go to Amazon and order a bunch of N95 masks for yourself, and maybe some safety glasses too. You live in a tourist area!” Continue reading “Tales from the End of the Road; Living through COVID19 in Key West”


**UPDATED 3/21/2020** List of FDA Drug Shortages Link, Link to Erie County “HOT MAP” and much more!

The Newsteader™ features the syndicated feed from the CDC.  Just scroll all the way down the page.  It updates in real time when the CDC updates.

Erie County “Hot Map”


The WHO sent a team to China to learn more about the virus.  Here is a link to the  Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Here is the Link to the WHO Daily Situation Report for 3/21/2020


The WHO has also launched a FREE ONLINE COURSE on

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)         <<<<<Click Here

“This course provides information on what facilities should be doing to be prepared to respond to a case of an emerging respiratory virus such as the novel coronavirus, how to identify a case once it occurs, and how to properly implement IPC measures to ensure there is no further transmission to HCW or to other patients and others in the healthcare facility.

This training is intended for healthcare workers and public health professionals, as it is focused on infection prevention and control.”

FDA List of Drug Shortages

Link to the FDA site with list of current drug shortages and discontinued.<<<<Click Here