We took a trip to Colorado Springs [...] that's something that we did later on when we felt like it was safe to do so. [...] The TSA check-ins were... They felt the same. You really didn't notice it until you went to get on the plane, and then they handed you a little baggy with sanitizer wipes in it so that you wipe down your seat and everything before you sat down. Normally, they would give out maybe soda and snacks, they just handed you a Ziploc bag with a little water bottle and a snack in it. And they walked by wearing gloves and masks and did that, and everyone was spread apart. And then they also mentioned that the plane had HEPA filtration that would circulate the air every minute.
And so you could tell that they were really trying to be careful in what they were doing, so I guess I didn't feel threatened at all. I didn't. They also made sure no one had a fever before they traveled and no one was coughing or sneezing, simple things like that too.
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