And by public, I don't just mean those progressive spring breakers fighting for their freedom on the beaches.
Many businesses are now seriously considering a return to their office buildings, some abandoned a year ago.
Things, of course, still won't be quite the same.
I was moved, then, by an entreaty from a company that claims it's preparing offices, hotels, restaurants, and schools to screen anyone who enters.
Multimedia Care insists its Heath Checkpoint will be the de rigueur method for keeping COVID-19 out of buildings. Or, as its website insists on describing it, this is a "one-stop wellness solution." Because who wants to take two stops to wellness?
With this Health Checkpoint, you stand and stare into a screen.