Thursday, May 7th, 2020 13:21:44

Exit Strategy — Time for Creative Thinking

In March we learned about flattening the curve and social distancing (which should have been labeled “physical distancing”) to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The goal was to lower the number of cases to ensure that the supply of hospital beds, and especially ventilators, was not overwhelmed by the need for them. The goal was not to totally stop the pandemic but to push the number of cases into a longer time frame to allow the health system to handle those who needed additional assistance.