Apr 20, 2021 12:03 PM

COVID-19 has no rules

Posted Apr 20, 2021 12:03 PM

Junction City Fire Chief Terry Johnson said Monday everyone has been battling the fact that COVID-19 has no rules. He met with the Geary County Commission and then talked with JC Post. "The mutations and changes of this virus are keeping all of us, CDC, KDHE, all of us on our toes because it really doesn't follow any of t he sets that we would think of in a virus or other elements of dealing with things like the cold, the flu, HIV. 

Johnson stated all of those have set parameters where officials know what to look for and what to do, but COVID-19 is constantly challenging everything being done, and is constantly evolving. "And that's why it's so important for everybody to get vaccinated."

The Junction City Fire Department has all the necessary PPP gear ( personal protective equipment ) ranging from masks to gloves. "Everyone of our firefighters has a specific P100 mask which is a little stronger filter than N95.