Articles and Resources about COVID-19
This is well-worth 57:06 of your time today.
Stay safe; be cautious; stay calm.
Here’s a good explanation of the risks and some reasonable responses to this everyday situation we all face.
Direct link to answer all your questions about UNEMPLOYMENT COMP & WORKERS COMP, and how to apply, as well.
Small business owners and entrepreneurs can click the above link to better understand the new programs that are now available to you.
Everything you need to know in 1 article.
Here’s the latest list of essential (open) and non-essential (closed) activities.
Please do what you can!
It’s ok to leave your home to make a life-saving donation. Read the article for details about how to donate safely.
A lot of people are asking about this. Bon appetite!
HERE ARE DETAILS ABOUT THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER.
BEGINS 8PM MONDAY MARCH 23!
PLEASE SHARE THIS LINK: https://www.coronavirus.gov
It’s the official Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.
It has up-to-date and accurate information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
If you only share 1 link today, let it be this one!
SOCIAL DISTANCING GOT YOU DOWN?
YOU CAN BE SOCIAL & DISTANT AT THE SAME TIME!If you haven’t already discovered it, Zoom is a safe way to stay in touch with friends and family without putting anyone at risk.
It’s easy to use and free…check it out the link above.
WE’LL TAKE GOOD NEWS FROM WHEREVER WE CAN GET IT!
Filing date and payment due date both moved to July 15.
#StaySafe means STAY SAFE FROM ALL DANGERS!
From the article:
‘As efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus have forced millions of Americans to stay home with their family members, domestic violence centers are expecting a surge in activity as people are spend days on end with a partner who may be abusive.
Women Against Abuse, a Philadelphia nonprofit that provides support services to people experiencing intimate partner violence, has seen a nearly 30% increase in calls this week compared with the same week last year.
“Stay home” can be a dangerous directive for some — almost three-quarters of family violence occurs in or near the home of the victim, according to U.S. Department of Justice statistics.
In many families, finances are newly strained, another barrier for people trying to get out. And studies have shown abuse often becomes more severe when a perpetrator is jobless.’
A lot of you are trying to figure out what’s open and what’s closed. Here’s the complete list.
BREAKING: ALL NON-LIFE SUSTAINING BUSINESSES ORDERED CLOSED BY GOVERNOR WOLF.
PLEASE SHARE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT!
It’s both tragic and infuriating that so many people are still not taking this crisis seriously. They are endangering all of us.
Please do what you can (e.g., share this article) to help them understand.
It really is a matter of life or death.
For my part, I’ve been trying to bring you helpful information that you might not otherwise see in your feed. But the above link to the official PA website that has everything you might want to know about dealing with COVID-19.
Have you thought about this? It makes sense.
From the article:
‘A 2017 study published in the journal Germs found a host of bacteria, viruses and pathogens on 27 phones owned by teenagers. The scientists wrote that they “hypothesize that this may play a role in the spread of infectious agents in the community.”
Safe is always better than sorry.
IT’S OK TO BE WORRIED. HERE ARE SOME THINGS YOU CAN DO THAT WILL HELP.
TAKING CARE OF ONE ANOTHER: That is what it’s all about. Please do what you can.
JUST DO IT! Here’s the link:
Please read the entire article carefully to see if you are eligible and for further guidance.
From the article:
‘The drive-through service and the test is being offered ONLY TO PATIENTS REFERRED BY THEIR PENN DOCTORS; it is free, even to uninsured patients, a Penn spokesperson said. Main Line Health opened drive-through testing centers in Newtown Square and Radnor for patients who have been REFERRED FOR A TEST BY A MAIN LINE DOCTOR. Tests are being processed by Quest, and results are typically available in three to five days, a Main Line Health spokesperson said. Patients who do not have a referral from their doctor will not be able to get tested at the Main Line locations. People who are experiencing respiratory illness symptoms and think they should be tested for coronavirus should contact their primary care doctor.’
IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT GETTING THE VIRUS… IT’S ABOUT UNKNOWINGLY TRANSMITTING IT, TOO.
This sobering first-hand account is a clear warning to us all.
As was explained in an earlier post, the best way to protect yourself and others is to act as if you already have it.
I ENCOURAGE YOU TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE.
There are many different aspects to protecting yourself, your friends & neighbors in the days ahead.
It’s wise to explore all of them.
One avenue not mentioned in the article, though, is voting by mail instead of going to the polls on April 28th. Here’s the link to apply for your mail-in ballot: www.VotesPA.com.
The Delaware County Council has created a website with the latest information and updates about the Coronavirus in the county. You might want to bookmark the above link.
ATTENTION CHESTER COUNTY: Track the spread of the virus at the above link.
WORDS OF WISDOM: Imagine you already have it and then change your behavior so you don’t transmit it!
Think about that for a moment and you’ll see how effective his approach really is to protect yourself from contracting the virus.
It’s the most effective way we can protect not just ourselves, but our friends, family, neighbors and community.
Please check out and share this demonstration of why this measure is so critical.
In this crisis, good information has the power to save lives.
As the pandemic spreads across our area, my campaign and I will do our best to help the residents of the 160th District protect themselves by providing the best, most reliable, and current information available.
Together, we will get through this.
Here’s a link to important information presented in easy-to-read charts with the latest updates for the United States and other countries.
More important information for older adults from the Centers For Disease Control.
REACH OUT & ‘TOUCH’ SOMEONE!
We can all maintain proper social distance and still help those who are suffering from epidemic-induced isolation.
We can all be there for someone.
From the article:
“…to compensate for the reduction in in-person social interaction, we must ramp up our virtual communication and ensure we are not losing touch with friends and family.”
Video conferences and phone calls, he said, are “more rich than texting or emailing alone.”
Together, we’ll get through this.
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