As a longtime local resident, I am deeply pained that Dr. Phuong Luu was subjected to life threatening and vicious remarks by an ignorant and hate-filled member of our community. I will not repeat the remarks here, nor will I amplify the microphone of this individual by naming him. 

I do wish to express my support of Dr. Luu and her efforts as our Bi-County Public Health Officer. Her job requires medical expertise and unforeseen courage. She has both. Our community should be thanking her for her efforts to educate us during a frightening health scare. She repeatedly informed and explained to the average citizen the exigencies of an ever-evolving pandemic. That she has been subjected to abuse for providing facts to the public is shameful. 

I’m sure most of our community shares a fervent wish for Dr. Luu’s health and safety. 



Andrea Ickes-Dunbar, 


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