While I generally remind people about holidays – they’re not about barbecues; please remember the veterans or the reason for the season – tomorrow’s Fourth of July is the opposite.
Yavapai County’s record of COVID-19 positive cases jumped by 23 with the Community Health Services report Tuesday morning, June 30, for a total of 794. That followed 157 over the weekend, as well as two additional deaths — for nine total.
Oh, how things can change in a few days.
Prescott Frontier Days continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic and has made the decision to cancel the rodeo dances and July 4 parade for this year.
Our government leadership in the Quad Cities seems to be either too focused on party politics or they are zeroing in on economics and “personal responsibility,” when it comes to mask mandates — or the lack thereof.
Imagine attempting to play or parent a toddler and preschooler amid the hubbub of a McDonald’s play space; bonding with an infant at a traffic-busy outdoor park with no place for feeding or a quiet nap.
Yavapai County leaders made it unanimous last week that governments in the quad-city area and the county will not make wearing masks mandatory to fight the coronavirus.
The Prescott City Council will be busy Tuesday, June 23, with three meetings with topics that range from an opioid legal update and reviewing property tax rates to approving a contract for shelter services with the Yavapai Humane Society.
While you are debating with friends and loved-ones whether or not to wear a mask to combat COVID-19, we need to be ever-vigilant. Against fires and what causes them.