Dear Bridge Players
This is an especially sad time for all of us because of the COVID-19 virus that is threatening to enter our lives at such a rapid pace. Recently, the question most asked was “Will we be suspending play at Club Rainbow?” My answer has always been, “Yes, it is just a matter of when”.
Even if we exercise all the recommended sanitary precautions such as frequently washing our hands, using hand sanitizers, and sneezing into our elbow, the fact remains that we are all handling the same cards, boards, bidding boxes, chairs, tables, doors, etc. over a 3+ hour period every game. It is unfortunate that our demographics put us in the higher risk category for contracting the disease. If one of us unknowingly has, or is exposed, to the disease, we are all liable to get the disease and/or pass it on to our spouse, parents, loved ones, or friends. This risk is growing exponentially every day.
So, for the question, “When will we be suspending play at Club Rainbow”, the answer is:
I wish everyone good health, and look forward to that time when we can all get back together again and play some duplicate bridge on the other side of this pandemic. Please check the website for an announcement of when we will resume play.
March 13, 2020