Dear Oblivious America, STEP UP!

Let me get to the point very quickly. This is a message to everyone who decided to spend their time partying and surrounded by other people as local and state governments were begging you not to — were pleading for you to take COVID-19 seriously — were telling you that you might already have the virus! Wake up! Get your head out of the sand…

While you’re soaking in the sun on an overcrowded beach in Clearwater or anywhere else, or hanging out at bars, or defying requests to avoid large gatherings, your country is scrambling to figure out how to combat a deadly virus that…