Mask Confusion and Myths about Immunity in Isolation

This is Part 5 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

Only eight weeks have passed since the World Health Organization declared the corona virus outbreak to be a pandemic.

March 11, 2020 seems a lifetime ago. And in pandemic time, it was.

State and local governments are quickly assessing the best way to handle a virus that unknown just a few months ago.

This week, citizens in my community will be required to wear masks in public places.

As one might expect in our glorious democracy, public debate has been intense.

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COVID-19: Distorted Data, and Constitutional Rights

This is Part 4 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

Today Governor Reeves announced that outdoor gatherings of 20 or less are now permitted. Restaurants will be allowed to resume outdoor dining, as well as indoor dining that is 50% capacity or less. Governor Reeves said restaurants have strict orders to follow, including that servers must wear masks.

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Rethinking Daily Life in a COVID-19 Era

This is Part 3 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

Governor Tate Reeves announced today that Mississippi will extend the current shelter-in-place orders until April 27.

 As Mississippians begin to consider returning to normal routines in a COVID-19 era, families and individuals are re-thinking some everyday practices.

“When shelter-in-place orders are over, COVID will still be in communities and will still be contagious to many,” Dr. Pearson said.

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Best Ways to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

This is Part 2 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

As COVID-19 spreads across Mississippi, citizens can do their part to help those on the frontlines. When we take proper precautions, we help reduce the patient load for doctors and nurses.  

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How Serious is COVID-19?

This is Part 1 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

When our church last met on March 15, Dr. Phil Pearson prepared our congregation for COVID-19. He brought handouts he had printed from the CDC so each family could have a copy.

We’ve known Dr. Pearson and his wife for almost 15 years. And we’ve never known him to get on someone’s bandwagon. Quite the opposite. So when he spoke that Sunday, we took his words seriously.

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