Boise State University has decided to suspend all concessions at upcoming ExtraMile events. Water stations will be available in convenient areas, since outside food and drinks are not permitted either.
Due to Covid spikes resulting in staff shortages and health and safety concerns, the Caldwell School District has decided to cancel school and close for the next couple of days. Students are already off Monday so this makes for a 5 day stretch.
The charts and maps and graphs they have in the article are impressive a little daunting but very interesting. Over the last couple of weeks, Idaho, Wyoming, Alabama, Mississippi and West Virginia have had a fall in daily positive COVID cases. The study goes on to describe similar scenarios for the other four states listed that also happen to be, like Idaho, some of the least vaccinated states in the country.
This post is in no way a political post, nor is it trying to sway anyone one way or another on getting the vaccine. This is simply a true telling of me and my families experience of what we went through having COVID-19. We are all ok now, and while it was close at one point, none of us had to go to the hospital. That being said there were times when it was a pretty scary and worrisome experience.