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Mask resistance during a pandemic isn't new – in 1918 many Americans were 'slackers'

Some election updates

Menomonie Polling Place
November 3, 2020

Elections in Wisconsin are by and large going smoothly. I visited the Leisure Center in Menomonie and the polls in Town of Dunn. Both reported that things have been going well, and that they had a very big rush of voters when they opened, but since early morning the traffic has been typical. Town of Dunn reported that they had 620 early absentee ballots filed, and about 200 people had voted in person as of about 1 PM today.

Eau Claire County issues slightly-modified COVID order, releases joint statement, announces 4th COVID death

August 5, 2020

A joint statement was released today about the COVID-19 situation in Eau Claire County, and particularly in regard to the face-covering mandate. The document is signed by the Eau Claire Chief of Police and Sheriff, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, the Eau Claire city manager, the Eau Claire County Administrator, and the Altoona Administrator and Chief of Police. It is supportive of the wearing of masks and makes several suggestions:

Mask resistance during a pandemic isn't new – in 1918 many Americans were 'slackers'

July 16, 2020
Policemen in Seattle, Washington, wearing masks made by the Red Cross, during the influenza pandemic, December 1918. National Archives
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