Public Health Needs the Mail

Public Health Needs the Mail
September 16, 2020
Slate.com

Summary: With the United States Postal Service in the news as North Carolinians’s worry about their ability to carry out a safe and fair election, Slate Magazine writes an interesting article about USPS’s role as a part of the nation’s public health infrastructure. Last year, over 300 million prescriptions were filled by mail, and the number has almost certainly been increasing during the coronavirus pandemic. Any disruption in postal service is also a disruption in healthcare and especially hard hit are veterans. Read the full story now.