Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott lifted the statewide mask mandate and capacity restrictions on Texas businesses despite overwhelming concern from healthcare officials.
Because we don't have herd immunity from COVID-19 this will likely have detrimental results to the progress we've made as a state from implementing safety precautions like masks and social distancing.
“Keep the mask on, keep the physical distancing. Be very mindful and considerate of those engagements that you’re considering whether it’s a restaurant or a family gathering. That’s the cornerstone," says Mark Casanova, M.D., past president of the Dallas County Medical Society.
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