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The lack of proper masks, gowns, and eyewear equipment is making it difficult for health workers to do their work fighting the novel coronavirus. In a recent New York Times article, medical workers said they were worried about how they can both fight the coronavirus without imperiling themselves, as well as their loved ones when they go back home.
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I wore desert boots through a lot of last winter (in Toronto) in rain, snow, slush, etc. and they have held up surprisingly well. I have black suede ones, and waterproofed them once when I first bought them. While not super-warm, the crepe sole does a good job of insulating against the cold ground, so the cold from the sidewalk doesn't transfer easily into the shoe.
I don't know where exactly the OP is from in New England, but this is what we deal with on a regular basis in Montreal (New England's weather is similar I hear):