New York Times: For Small Towns With Small Work Forces, Omicron Means Small Margins for Error

New York Times: For Small Towns With Small Work Forces, Omicron Means Small Margins for Error. “The virus has ripped through big cities like Los Angeles and New York, sidelining thousands of police officers and transit operators. In many, leaders have rushed to reassure residents that firefighters and paramedics will show up when they call amid record absences. But in small communities, the people responsible for keeping crucial public services up and running say the strain is acute: With bare-bones workforces already stretched thin, there is no margin for error when multiple workers have to call in sick.”

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