• What is Shelter in Place?

    Posted by Toya Richardson on 3/24/2020 5:00:00 PM

    Shelter in place directives are intended to help stem the spread of the virus by keeping people isolated at home. All non-essential businesses are ordered closed under the directives, leaving only hospitals, fire departments, law enforcement and limited essential businesses including grocery stores and pharmacies open.

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  • What is a Quarantine?

    Posted by Toya Richardson on 3/20/2020 6:30:00 PM

    According to Dictionary.com, it's the separation of a person or group of people reasonably believed to have been exposed to a communicable disease but not yet symptomatic, from others who have not been so exposed, to prevent the possible spread of the communicable disease.

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  • What is Social Distancing?

    Posted by Toya Richardson on 3/18/2020 5:00:00 PM

     

    The practice of maintaining a greater than usual physical distance from other people or of avoiding direct contact with people or objects in public places during the outbreak of a contagious disease in order to minimize exposure and reduce the transmission of infection.
     
    Merriam-Webster Dictionary
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