Spring is here and that means allergy season. The pollen is starting to kick in from the pollen in oak, pine, and maple trees. Of course, all of this as we still deal with the pandemic. Now, I don't know about you but if I'm being honest I must admit that whenever I get ANYTHING that isn't normal for my health these days, I instantly assume that I have COVID. Yes, I know it's irrational, but I know many of us to feel that way. The feeling doesn't last long. I calm down and go about my day. And I have wicked Spring allergies, so I know I will be wondering if my allergies are really allergies. The CDC has some great advice when figuring out which is which. Of course, you should always contact your doctor if you have any concerns.
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that the State of Maine will provide free transportation to those who need help getting to vaccination centers. This is a really great development for Mainers, especially elder Mainers.
covidschooltracker.com has just come out with the latest COVID case numbers for all Maine schools. The school tracker site was started by a Massachusetts high school student who was having trouble find all the COVID-related school data in one place. The site uses Maine CDC data and shows how many cases each school has