More than 240 inmates at the Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of an effort to inoculate prisoners against the coronavirus following at least two outbreaks at the facility.
Should this declaration give people the peace of mind to start increasing the frequency of in-person dates? When considering whether to meet up with someone who is vaccinated versus unvaccinated, vaccinated does sound safer. But should it?
Every time registered nurse Kelly Stettmeier checks on a patient with a severe case of COVID-19, she must complete a complex "gowning" process that involves donning a thin, blue, disposable gown over scrubs, covering exposed skin with extra gloves and placing an air-purifying respirator over her face.