Today’s Headlines News Include-
“Who will be first to get the vaccine?” Balance between protecting as many as possible, and the most vulnerable.
“State university campuses reopening” Governor also defends unemployment system- Lee Health announces plan for voluntary workforce reduction.
—Naples Daily News (Southwest Florida Newspaper)
A- Avoiding Worry
Nationally, anxiety increases as the race to find and provide a safe and effective vaccine protection is on the hearts and minds throughout the land.
B- Be Not Afraid, Be Strong, Be Courageous
Locally in SW Florida, faith, facts, and fear are felt as state college campuses reopen, lingering concerns of unemployment system, and local healthcare system is forced to cut labor expenses due to the pandemic.
C- Caring for Your Lung health, and Each Other, at Home and in the Community
This week, in the British Lung Foundation Facebook post, on “What should people with a lung condition do now?” in comments toward the end of the post, regarding face coverings: “People with breathing problems and children under 2 or others who may find it difficult should not use face coverings.”
If you live with a lung condition that is not severe, the advice is to stay at home as much as you can and to take particular care to minimize contact with others outside your household. This is because you are at a moderate risk of serious illness if you catch the virus and you can lower the chance of getting it by reducing the number of people you come into contact with.
Discussions with your health care provider, especially regarding exercise, comfort, and symptom management are topics you may want to discuss, regarding your individual exercise plan.