One Year Into the Pandemic: My Story So Far

Image of a radio studio with a man and a woman at the microphones. The man is wearing a black had and a red shirt. The woman is behind equipment.
Image of a radio studio with a man and a woman at the microphones. The man is wearing a black had and a red shirt. The woman is behind equipment.
It was a fun morning, but I needed coffee… Lots of coffee.
Image inside a refrigerator where bottles are holding back from a bottle of Corona beer and protecting themselves with an N95 respirator.
Image inside a refrigerator where bottles are holding back from a bottle of Corona beer and protecting themselves with an N95 respirator.
The memes just kept on coming…
Image of a name plate reading “Rene F. Najera 211.31” and a small posted of a man pointing at the camera with the caption “WASH YOUR HANDS!”
Image of a name plate reading “Rene F. Najera 211.31” and a small posted of a man pointing at the camera with the caption “WASH YOUR HANDS!”
A woman is face down at the feet of a toddler, holding the toddler’s legs while the toddler looks at her. The woman has her eyes closed.
A woman is face down at the feet of a toddler, holding the toddler’s legs while the toddler looks at her. The woman has her eyes closed.
It felt like I was sending her off to war every night.
A bicycle is standing up next to a sign on a trail
A bicycle is standing up next to a sign on a trail
A man is wearing an N95 respirator mask, a splash guard and a head covering with blue gown.
A man is wearing an N95 respirator mask, a splash guard and a head covering with blue gown.
Look at those bags under my eyes!
Ouchie!

Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology. Associate at JHSPH. Adjunct at George Mason Univ. Epidemiologist at a large County Health Department. Father. Husband.

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