Quote of the week: Week of Aug 3, 2020

Together, we have been protecting our friends, our families and our loved ones and we have made sure that our healthcare system is available for those who need it. … However, as I have stated before, COVID-19 is still here. We need to stay focused to prevent new cases or a spike in activity as much as we can.—Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health

Quote of the week: Week of July 27, 2020

Everybody has a role to avoid high-risk exposures and take precautions to prevent spread… the best way to reduce your risk of exposure to the virus is to avoid or strictly limit your time in the 3-C high-risk settings and situations: avoid Closed spaces with poor ventilation, Crowded places where many people are gathered and Close contacts where you can’t keep your 2 metre physical distance from others.—Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer

Quote of the week: Week of June 22, 2020

We’re living in a whole new social and economic order with a whole new set of problems and challenges. Old assumptions and old programs don’t work in this new society and the more we try to stretch them to make them fit, the more we will be seen as running away from what is reality.—Ann Richards