Letter: Health orders have hurt more than the virus
July 22, 2020
Without risk, there are no rewards.
On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared a national emergency. Governor Gordon declared a state emergency. I cried. For WY residents of nursing ones who were denied visits from family and friends. For family who were denied, not only visits, but goodbyes, to loved ones.
At the end of April, the President of the United States delegated the powers to assess the needs for health orders, at the state level. By then, we had established that our hospitals were not overwhelmed. We had learned who the high and low risk populat...