Coronavirus Diaries 3/29/20 Spreading Fear and Death

On Sunday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York state has more than 59,500 cases and 965 deaths, making it by far the hardest-hit area of the United States. Those figures give it more than 40 percent of…

Coronavirus Diaries 3/28/20 Hospital Layoffs

Who would have thought that in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic that there would be hospital layoffs?  Many thought that healthcare workers would be working in this tough time.  Mountain Health Network, which includes Cabell Huntington Hospital and St…

Coronavirus Diaries 3/27/20 Hope or Fear?

The above picture is an interesting meme circulating through Facebook.  Hope.  Hope and faith are necessaryto make it through any crisis.  We have to believe in tomorrow, don't we?  Doesn't positive help more than negative.

 

The coronavirus has…

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Coronavirus Diaries 3/24/20 The Struggle

People are struggling emotionally, physically, and financially.  A co-worker's family has been put through an emotional wringer.  Her father was dying.  Only two at a time could visit him.  She was not there on his deathbed.  She unselfishly let two…

Coronavirus Diaries 3/24/20 Sh#t Getting Real

When the coronavirus was unleashed in China, it did not seem real.  It was so far away, it was like a movie.  When it clobberred Italy, itwas a little scary.  But now it is rampaging through New York and the…

Coronavirus Diaries 3/23/20 A Thank You to Those Working

 

Night two at The Cabell Huntington Hilton. Watching tv, drinking a diet pop, and eating a ham and cheese sammich. They even have toilet paper. Got everything but AJ Dawg...I miss her. Everyone here at CHH is great…

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Coronavirus Diaries 3/22/20 Employees are Afraid

Employees are supermarkets, public service, and healthcare are superheroes at this point, but there is also fear building.  They want to do their job and support their families but they do not want to risk bringing the virus home to…

Coronavirus Diaries 3/20/20 Boredom Creeps In

As I walk down the ghostly streets of Downtown, I realize the newness of the situation is gone.  No longer am I amazed at the closings.  There is no excitement of a historical situation.  It is just boring.

 

Coronavirus Diaries 3/18/20 Frustration with Testing in WV

West Virginia finally had their first confirmation of coronavirus yesterday but many people feel the state is dropping the ball.  There is the feeling that there are not enough tests being conducted and there is a lot of people walking…

Coronavirus diaries 3/17/20 Our Lives Are Changing

The bars and restaurants of West Virginia will be offically closed at midnight tonight.  Restaurants can deliver or serve through drive through.  I walked through Downtown Huntington tonight and many were closed.

Our lives are changing.  Many are losing…