Birch Bay News and Views
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There are reports all around Birch Bay of neighbors of Canadians at Birch Bay stepping up and mowing their lawns and making sure their second homes stay safe. You probably have heard story after story after story about this.
Six months into the coronavirus crisis, there’s a growing consensus about a central question: How do people become infected?
It’s not common to contract Covid-19 from a contaminated surface, scientists say. And fleeting encounters with people outdoors are unlikely to spread the coronavirus.Instead, the major culprit is close-up, person-to-person interactions for extended periods. Crowded events, poorly ventilated areas and places where people are talking loudly—or singing, in one famous case—maximize the risk. More in The WSJ
The Birch Bay Drive area between Leisure Park entrance and Alderson Road is the largest squeeze point for pedestrians and bikers along Birch Bay Drive.
You can see the area by clicking on this link.
What You Need to Know About Golf Carts on BB Drive
Border Closed to Nonessential Traffic Till June 21.
Josie may be willing to watch your dog for you at Sit and Stay. 1 360 223 6151.
* New York Times – Should I Start Wearing a Mask?
*The Atlantic *Three countries have kept coronavirus in check; here’s how they did it
Washington State Department of Health Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
Salish Sea Coronavirus News and Research
Good Way to Wash Hands *Whatcom County Health
*Pets and Coronavirus
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The C Shop Crew wishes to thank everyone for the online orders that are coming in right now. We appreciate the support. You can order and make arrangements to pick it up at The C Shop. 360-371-2070.
Birch Bay Library News
Great Sourdough Bread
Ann & Mark Johnson are baking sourdough bread in Blaine. It is very good. To order it by text Anna at 360-296-2538. If you missed the article in The Northern Light here it is.