Editorial: It's so preventable

2021-03-05 20:15:00


It should be obvious by now that no amount of peer reviewed science or proven medical knowledge is going to change the minds of those who choose to ignore common sense guidelines to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Masking, social distancing and good hygiene have all been proven to flatten the curve of infections and hospitalizations here and across the country.

The fact that Petersburg has moved from a handful of positive COVID-19 tests to 36 in the past week is because the basic guidelines have been ignored by too many, for too long.

The virus has breached the barrier of this iso...

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