New year, old rules.
It’s essentially a smartphone-based approach to contact tracing, alerting people of possible close contacts with covid-19 and giving them the information to curb the potential spread.
Cases are up but testing is way, way down.
The resolution effectively lifts the mask mandate on Wednesday.
Bronson’s made opposing any meaningful health measures—including expansive testing—a key position of his administration, which economists say will only make recovery that much slower.
There, it’s abundantly clear that the rhetoric on the extreme right is only growing more extreme—and doing so quickly—even as cases of covid-19 continue to fall.
While Reinbold’s advice is more out there than most, she’s certainly not alone among Republicans pushing unproven, untested and potentially dangerous alternative treatments to covid-19.
Things are set to get back on track this week.
The Bronson administration and its allies have been using the hearings to rile up anti-mask and anti-science testimony over the course of the last two weeks.
The stage is set for the Anchorage Assembly to make a push on masking, which sets the stage for a major showdown with hands-off Mayor Dave Bronson, which all has some other interesting twists.