“‘There were hardly any questions from community members about the effect on themselves,’ she said.’It was all, ‘How am I going to get my elderly neighbors tested? How are we going to get the homeless population tested?’ One guy I guess rings bells in a church, and he was, like, ‘I’m ringing the bells for this!'” The New Yorker: Bolinas, California, the Town That Tested Itself for the Coronavirus. “A tiny hippie enclave north of San Francisco, mounted one of the most advanced coronavirus-testing efforts in America. What did it learn?” (Full disclosure: My friends ran this program. I threw in a few bucks to support the project. I don’t live there, I’m neither tiny nor hippie, and it strikes me as Bolinas-backwards that private citizens need to spearhead these public health programs.)