President announces “guidelines” for pandemic

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15 days to slow the spread of coronavirus
 In a news conference Monday, President Trump discussed the coronavirus pandemic and released “guidelines” for a 15 day plan to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the United States.
15 Days To Slow The Spread:
Listen to and follow the directions of your state and local authorities.
If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. Contact your medical provider.
If someone in you household has tested positive for the coronavirus, keep the entire household at home. Do not go to work. Do not go to school. Contact your medical provider.
If you are an older person, stay home and away from other people.
If you are a person with a serious underlying health condition that can put you at increased risk, (for example, a condition that impairs your lung or heart function or weakens your immune system), stay home and away from other people.
Also – Do Your Part to Slow The Spread Of The Coronavirus:
Even if you are young, or otherwise healthy, you are at risk and your activities can increase the risk for others. it is critical that you do your part to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Work or engage in schooling FROM HOME whenever possible.
If you work in a critical industry, as defined by DHS, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food syupply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule. You and your employers should follow CDC guidance to protect your health at work.
Avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people.
Avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts – Use Drive-Thru, Pickup, or Delivery options.
Avoid Discretionary Travel, shopping trips, and social visits.
DO NOT VISIT nursing homes or retirement or long term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance.
PRACTICE GOOD HYGIENE:
Wash your hands, especially after touching any frequently used item or surface.
Avoid touching your face.
Sneeze or cough into a tissue , or the inside of your elbow.
Disinfect frequently used items and surfaces as much as possible.
For more go to www.coronavirus.gov.
The President’s plan also outlined measures for states, cities and towns to follow including:
Having governors of states with evidence of community transmission, and other instances, to close schools.
States are also told to follow Federal guidance and halt social visits to nursing homes, retirement and long term facilities and bars, restaurants, food courts, gyms and other indoor and outdoor venues where groups of people congregate should be closed.