Why is staying apart at least six feet away from each other important?
Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, took a personal tact on Wednesday as she made her latest plea to the American public to practice social distancing. Birx noted that her grandmother Leah lived with a lifetime of guilt, because she caught the flu at school and, in turn, infected […]
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — U.S. leads the world in confirmed coronavirus cases with more than 85,000. — […]
OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — It was a sunny day, the first in about a week when temperatures had climbed past the 50-degree mark, and people in Chicago did what they always do on such a day: They flocked to the shores of Lake Michigan. Mayor Lori Lightfoot did not consider that the kind of […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Can my kids go on a play date? Is it OK if I visit the gym? In this time of coronavirus, once-easy questions have suddenly become complex. Here are some questions and answers about the “social distancing” efforts to slow the epidemic in the U.S. WHAT IS SOCIAL DISTANCING? Social distancing […]
DALLAS (NEXSTAR) — On the same night the CDC recommended gatherings of 50 or more be canceled for the next eight weeks, thousands of people packed Disney World before its parks temporarily closed to combat coronavirus. Pictures posted on Twitter by WDW News Today, a website not affiliated with Disney, shows people packing the Florida […]
President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.
Practicing social distancing to help fight the spread of coronavirus can be difficult.
Social distancing is a tool public health officials recommend to slow the spread of a disease that is being passed from person to person.
Social distancing is now changing things for the Hartford Police Department, which includes spreading the word about steps the public should be taking amid the coronavirus outbreak.