Come out, come out, wherever you are. Those are the words from The Wizard of Oz we’re all anxiously awaiting to hear. It’s true, there’s no place like home. It’s also true we want out. But we can’t just click our heels three times to solve this problem. The NYT Upshot with a question we’ve all been asking: How Will We Know When It’s Time to Reopen the Nation? Spoiler alert: Hospitals must exit crisis mode, testing must be widespread, states need to be able to monitor confirmed cases, and we need to see reduced cases for at least 14 days. (For some reason, I’m also reminded of this exchange between Dorothy and the Scarecrow: “How can you talk, if you haven’t got a brain?” … “I don’t know. But, some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t they?”)

+ We have determined that in the past few days, you may have interacted with somebody who has recently tested positive for COVID-19. There is no need to panic. But for the sake of your family, friends, and neighbors, we are relying on your support. Derek Thompson on The Technology That Could Free America From Quarantine. “Contact tracing is working in South Korea and Singapore. But it raises privacy issues.” (We gave up our privacy for a few likes. We’ll definitely do it to save our lives.)