After finally getting both COVID vaccine shots (the Brits call them “jabs”) pent up desire to be on the road again put us in the car for a cross country drive to Florida to visit relatives.
In Farmington, New Mexico the local Denny’s required diners to register and provide a phone number prior to seating. It wasn’t a scam. New Mexico had no deaths and only a few cases of COVID that day. The registration was to enable tracking in the event of a confirmed case.
Everywhere in the South masks are required and there is an abundance of hand cleaner stations.
Several hotels had paper seals on the room doors after they had been “sanitized.” In Florida, masks were as common as shorts and sandals.
The “anti-masker” element was not present the further east we went.
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