In a perfect world, the website Comal County officials unveiled on Tuesday morning which allows eligible people to be put on a standby list for the COVID-19 vaccine would have been up and running before the first doses arrived.
At the start of October, active COVID-19 cases in Comal were trending the right direction. Hospitalizations for local residents were down, and use of local hospitals was also down. Briefly the county fell below 100 active cases.
There was little doubt that this year’s Wassailfest was not going to survive the 2020 pandemic. The only question was when the city would announce its inevitable cancellation.