Have enough testing. Get new cases on a downward trend. Make sure your health system can handle the potential surge. The steps required to re-open states are fairly well established. Georgia unchecks all the boxes. NYT: Why Georgia Isn’t Ready to Reopen, in Charts. (Here’s an angle to consider as Georgia and other states begin to re-open: During the Vietnam war, the outrage really surged when college couldn’t get you out of the draft. Our interest in shutting down pill mills and fighting the opioid crisis piqued when the crisis extended beyond poor folks living along I-95. And let’s be honest, we’ve still never cared about the thousands killed every year by the drug war. When it comes to calls to re-open, pay attention to who’s still dying.)