Supervisors tell Newsom, it’s time to reopen Riverside County

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A medical technician readies to administer a COVID-19 test at the Lake Elsinore testing facility at Storm Stadium. Valley News/Shane Gibson file photo
One day after Riverside County Supervisors issued notice to Governor Gavin Newsom of the desire to reopen, the Riverside County Medical Association issued a statement highly recommending residents and businesses continue to practice social distancing and wear masks.The association issued a press release Friday, May 15, saying “Even though current evidence shows progress in suppressing the virus, there is much to consider for the future of Riverside County to protect against a surge now that Riverside County has lifted the health order requiring face coverings and 6-foot social distancing. RCMA, representing 1,800 physicians, medical residents and medical students, highly recommends the pubic continue the practice of wearing face coverings and practicing social distancing while out in
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