Community health plea
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 9/2/2021 at 2:42pm
Some of you will know me for my mediocre skills on the volleyball/cheer/softball teams, or as the girl driving combine on the family farm or as the kid rolling her eyes in the grocery store because her dad won’t stop talking to everyone. But this is who I am today—a third year medical student, who is shocked at how her community has handled the pandemic. I grew up in Davenport and while applying to medical school, one of the things I emphasized during the admission process was how proud I was to come from a rural community. I remember describing my hometown as a close-knit community whe...