I hope you and your family are remaining safe and healthy. As much of the media and national conversation has shifted to reopening--and with Governor Hogan announcing a partial reopening in parts of Maryland as soon as today--it is important to keep in mind that the purpose of the shutdowns was to slow the spread of COVID-19 so that hospitals and medical professionals would be more able to deal with the volume of cases that will be with us for some time. That means that even as some of the restrictions are loosened, we cannot expect to immediately revert back to old habits and patterns. It is frustrating for many and deeply impactful on the economic well-being of many more, but it is our current reality until therapeutic or preventative treatments for COVID-19 are developed.
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