Why separate loved ones from each other during a health crisis? Steve Reiter’s wife has been at Anschutz Medical Campus for 20 days due to pneumonia from a bacterial infection and she has not been able to see any member of her family, except through Face Time. People need to feel the warmth of a family’s touch when healing. Instead, Steve and his sons have been ignored with repeated requests to see their wife/mom. Steve’s wife has visible signs of depression. The cruelty of hospital administrators, hiding behind the COVID-19 narrative, to allow this to happen is beyond words.
Lyle Laverty, former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, reflects on the Buffalo Creek fire set ablaze 24 years ago. There are proactive solutions to manage the forest fuel loadings to minimize the loss of lives and property. The reality is that forest fires will never be eliminated but they can be reduced and limited in intensity. Encourage our representatives to take action by writing, emailing or phone in your concern. Read Lyle’s op-ed here.