Here we are coming up on nearly one year into COVID-19. Just over 11% of us are vaccinated against the virus as I write this, with potentially another 40-70% to go before we reach herd immunity.
It’s no understatement to say that this has been a challenging year. The first US-found COVID-19 case in January 2020 was followed by quarantine that began in mid-March. A summer of racial reckoning preempted a contentious election season, and nothing magically changed at midnight on New Year’s Eve, unfortunately. COVID death levels in the US have reached 460,000, and even with recent declines in