County reopening confusing AF
Big Daddy Newsom has CA under strict Shelter At Home orders, and errbody’s eager to learn the next steps in COVIDland. SLOCo’s Dr. Penny holds the power, but before she starts the graaaadual process of the next phase of a reopening effort, she asked 200 of the county’s business leaders for input on a Roadmap to Reopening. The goal is to have clear guidance for what will [and def won’t] be allowed, when certain businesses reopen. Other than heaps of self-congrats & back pats, we can’t find any deets so right now it’s vague AF.
The START plan will be released Friday, but we want to know what life is supposed to look like for the parents who can’t work + homeschool at the same time. And will the guidelines keep the hordes of tourists away? After all, ‘dem tourists feed our economy. If last weekend in Pismo foreshadowed anything, we’ll be surfing a second wave all the way to that alternative care site at Cal Poly. Meanwhile, hospitals in SLO are so slow they’re laying off workers, so it’s clear we have done a great job of staying home, but now what?