I keep hearing the labs are overwhelmed.
It was Independence Day, and I arrived shortly after the office opened.
There was a line down the block, and I waited an hour.
Here's the official guidance: on.ny.gov/2WeW1Ub.
Unsure if I was #COVID19 positive, I didn't want to risk infecting my wife and kids.
(I worried I could have contracted it on my flight home.)
I went to a different urgent care clinic, and I waited just as long to get inside.
"Due to increased national laboratory testing demand, please allow a minimum 7 days to receive your COVID-19 PCR (nasal swab) and/or Serum Antibody IgG (blood test) results."
Four months later, that is still not the case.
Harris County's population is 4.7 million.
Its largest testing site can accommodate 750 persons per day.
You may remember the Trump administration threatened to end that.
Because of blowback, it continues. But there officials told me they are planning in case it disappears.
The woman seemed surprised we hadn't been given forms to fill out on our flight from #Houston.
The questions were basic, but they seemed important:
What flight were you on?
What was your assigned seat?
Where are you staying in New York?
What's the best way to contact you?
It was an automated recording, and I'm ashamed to admit it went straight to voicemail.
The Corps wanted me to know that I am required by law to quarantine for 14 days.
By the time they called, I had been in New York for 8 days.