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It’s like having sex

UPDATED: Wed., June 24, 2020

People need to start equating protection from COVID-19 and protection while having sex. Just maybe then they will understand why they are being asked to protect themselves and others by wearing a mask in public.

Wearing a mask isn’t going to totally protect you from getting COVID-19, just like wearing a condom isn’t going to totally protect you from STDs or pregnancy, but it helps. Wearing a mask only covering your mouth and not your nose is like using a condom with the tip cut off. Not wearing a mask at all is like unprotected sex which may be relatively safe if you are just around people you’re married to.

Come on people, we’re not asking you to have sex-change surgery. We’re just asking you to be considerate of others and wear a mask when you enter a public space.

Wilma Koski

Spokane Valley

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