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'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID

Original post made on Feb 18, 2022

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state learned lessons from its erratic handling of the pandemic?

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 18, 2022 at 8:16 am

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No real information here. No information about when mandates will end. Having to carry and show id, and vaccine passport just to have coffee with a friend must end. Masks must become optional and in certain places, such as banks and other places where being anonymous is exacerbating crime must be removed. Testing to do things such as see a concert must also be abolished. These tests are making it more difficult and more expensive to live our lives.

I was hoping for some real hope in our lives becoming less fearful. It sounds that government overreach will continue.