[ExI] meanwhile, back in california...
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 20:30:01 UTC 2020
OK, suppose you are Mrs. Cummins. What would you do? I would be inclined
to call 911 and tell them everything.
I would call the Governor's office. Make it political. bill w
On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 2:05 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> I live in Santa Clara. Here's the story that came out yesterday:
> March 6 - ABC7 News (Julian Glover): "A Santa Clara couple on the Grand
> Princess Cruise ship to Mexico with a coronavirus-positive man is ill and
> now getting tested for COVID-19. Leanne and Robert Cummins of Santa Clara
> were on board the Grand Princess Cruise ship to Mexico that departed on
> 11. A man on board that ship was infected with coronavirus and later
> After being notified of the man's death by the cruise line, Mrs. Leanne
> Cummins said they started looking to be tested for the virus - especially
> since they are feeling ill. Cummins said her husband has been very ill in
> recent days with no appetite, trouble breathing, and a fever at one point
> high as 103 degrees. .
> They have been self-quarantining at their Santa Clara home. Mrs. Cummins
> also said at one point she felt weak and fainted.
> On Wednesday Cummins said she called the Sutter Health Urgent Care facility
> in Mountain View looking to be tested for the virus. She was told to go to
> the emergency room at her local hospital. She reached out to the emergency
> room at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View which then told her to call her
> doctor. She said her doctor then told her to go to Santa Clara Valley
> Medical Center to get tested. She said she called Valley Medical Center and
> was told that the hospital did not have any test kits and would not be
> conducting any testing. She was told to call the CDC.
> On Thursday, Mrs. Cummins said she did exactly that and a CDC
> told her to call the California Department of Public Health. She did and
> told to call the Santa Clara County Health Department. She made that call
> and reached an answering machine.
> ABC7 News has also tried several times to speak to a public information
> officer at Santa Clara County Health Department in reference to where
> someone concerned about exposure to the virus should go for testing and was
> unsuccessful. After numerous calls a non-public health employee who was
> assigned to answer phones told ABC7 News that Mrs. Cummins should call her
> primary care physician back and have the doctor call the public health
> provider intake line.
> Again, still no answer as to where the couple should go to get tested."
> OK, suppose you are Mrs. Cummins. What would you do? I would be inclined
> to call 911 and tell them everything.
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