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Beware of Disaster Scams!

By Heather McKinney~ Winter Storm Uri struck Texas in February, causing apocalyptic-level problems for Texans across the state. Seniors have been hit especially hard, left in some instances for multiple days and weeks without access to water or power. The snow and ensuing energy crisis were dangerous enough, but now fraudsters are using the disaster

Still Sitting in the Lot

By DeLila Bergan, JD, MA, HEC-C~ I was reminded recently how fascinating human behavior is while waiting for my first dose of the COVID vaccine. My husband and I, both classed as “1-B,” were fortunate to receive our first doses from Denton County Public Health. When our turn came, the county sent us a text

How Will We Ration the COVID-19 Vaccine?

By DeLila Bergan, JD, MA, HEC-C~ A COVID vaccine has the potential to save a great many lives. This is not a resource we can afford to limit only to those who can pay for it: Unvaccinated individuals can contribute to the viral spread, so it will be essential to vaccinate as much of the

To Mask or Not to Mask

Why the Debate? By DeLila Bergan, JD, MA, HEC-C~ Facemasks are hot and annoying. They make it difficult for others to understand what we are saying. They obscure our facial expressions, complicating communication. And they are not the most attractive of accessories. But the novel coronavirus is dangerous — even deadly — to some individuals,

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