At this point, nearing the end of July 2021, I have trepidation about attending. The Delta variant is surging in North America. I'm vaxxed, of course. But a vax doesn't prevent contraction of the disease, just lessens the probability and, if contracted, the severity. So I'm not anxious to get into an enclosed area with thousands of people breathing all around me.
Current convention policy is to require masks. But unless that requirement will be enforced by members of the security staff, I expect that'll be kind of a joke. Besides, masks don't prevent the spread of Covid, they minimize it. If Rose City Comic Con turns into a Spreader Event, I don't want to be there.
So I'm just letting everyone out there know my concerns. I'm planning on attending. But if the spread of Covid in North America doesn't undergo a sharp reduction within a reasonable period prior to Rose City Comic Con, I'll likely cancel my appearance there.
Copyright © 2021 Eric Shanower. All rights reserved.