With the recent surge of covid-19, especially in children, most schools have shut down again to prevent the spread. The waves keep changing with new variants arising and we are currently in the fourth wave.
Workers in important organizations like hospitals and grocery stores have abandoned their jobs to protect themselves. Job vacancies by employers have increased at an alarming rate.
Covid-19: The Rundown In The United States
When the pandemic first hit the United States, we had little to no knowledge of the virus. The government was only thinking of protecting the lives and properties of its citizens.
All physical classes and jobs shut down across the US, and organizations went remote. Everybody was doing something to protect public health, till the economy started dwindling and many citizens lacked the resources to take care of their families.
Many young adults and teenagers went into depression because they could not move around. But now, we have to move on because we might die if we do not get food to eat.
Santa Clara County Public Health Director Sara Cody issued a joint statement with the county’s office of education urging schools to stay open.
“We need to find ways to coexist and live with COVID. We’ve learned that in-person education is what [students] need and remote learning doesn’t support their mental health, emotional health, and academic well-being nearly the way that in-person learning does,” she said.