As someone who works in health care, I'm disappointed that large events are allowed to continue. Our daily totals of COVID-19 cases are increasing in St. Louis County and Douglas County. Yet the cities are allowing these large events to carry on as if this isn't going to be an issue. Our Intensive care units are filling up, and our staff is overworked from the previous year's surge.

Leaders, please reconsider these events before we run out of irreplaceable resources.

Kiera Simmons


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