Motivational quotes that encourage you to save lives by staying home.
What’s the difference between quarantine and isolation, and why has social distancing become the new buzz word during the coronavirus pandemic? Because of how rapidly the novel coronavirus is spreading across the world, countries are shutting down and governments are encouraging people to practice “social distance” — reducing the number of people gathering in places and requiring citizens to stay home in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Social distancing is the act of separating the public apart due to contagious illnesses during a pandemic.
There are a lot of skeptics online who are creating myths and conspiracies about the virus and questioning the call to self-isolate, but no matter your view or opinion about what is going on, in order to slow of spread of COVID-19, we must practice social distancing and self-quarantine to help those who are more susceptible to severe symptoms.
While many of us start to isolate ourselves at home, many people have started to work from home and companies have adjusted to allow for their employees to work remotely. Students of every grade level are figuring out how to transition to virtual and distance learning for school now that many schools across the country have closed for at least a month, and unfortunately many people have already been displaced or laid off from jobs that can’t be done online.
The facts are present, and there is no reason to panic if we simply practice social distancing. Although being cooped up in our homes 24/7 doesn’t seem like the ideal way to spend the next few weeks — especially during Spring break when everyone just wants to be at the beach — but there is no reason to feel like all hope is lost.
Instead of sitting in your room alone in those sweatpants you’ve worn for the past week, there are a lot of ways to engage with your friends and family and stay in communication with the world around you. For example, anyone with an iPhone can Facetime someone for hours on end — now we’ve got the time to spare to talk to each other.
Another way to stay connected with our friends is with a Google Chrome extension called “Netflix Party.” Download the extension and share the link with your friends to watch any Netflix movie together! It is …