Powell River doctors reinforce message during the pandemic

Powell River Peak: As COVID-19 has arrived in our community, we have entered a new phase of the pandemic, and it’s one that requires each of us to find courage, patience and tolerance when that is perhaps the most difficult thing to do. We learned last week that Dr. Bonnie Henry is not only experiencing harassment from some members of the public, but also death threats. While Dr. Henry is internationally recognized, both for her expertise in public health and her compassionate leadership, she was reportedly not surprised by these abuses. Her famous saying: “Be kind, be calm and be safe” no longer appears to be simply an inspiring slogan; it’s also a warning.

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