We Can Do Better
Last updated 2/12/2021 at 9:19am
For much of the COVID-19 pandemic, Transylvania County residents have responded quite well. When residents first heard of the virus, many stayed home. When people ventured out in public, many wore masks, stayed 6 feet away and washed their hands regularly. When August of last year rolled around, schools were able to open with the hybrid schedule in which students spent two days in school and three days at home because cases in the community were relatively low.
By several measures – actual cases, positivity rates and deaths – Transylvania was doing better than 90 percent of the countie...