COVID-19 Corona Virus
of the most important things we can do to help right now is to
practice social distancing. Stay home. Wash your hands. This has been
proven to help both through history and also in the difference
between how this virus spread in Korea vs the way it spread in Italy.
we don’t want to happen is for our medical system to be overwhelmed.
If that happens, there won’t be enough ventilators to save lives of
sick people and health care workers will get sick because they run
out of protective equipment and because they are fatigued by
Right now. You have the chance to help. It may not be easy, but you can save lives and you can even find ways to enjoy a slower pace.
are some solid sources for information:
Surgeon General Interview with Today: 15 Days to Slow the
15 Days to Slow the Spread
York Times: Q & A on Social Distancing
Guardian: How You Can Help Your Community During Coronavirus
PBS – the Essential Coronavirus FAQ
WAMU 88.5: 6 Ways You Can Help Your Commnity Fight the Impacts of Coronavirus
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When facing adversity…
Instead of: “Why did this happen to me?”
Try asking: “How can I use this experience to grow?” and “How can I come through this as a more loving, stronger human being?”
Instead of: “What am I going to do with these kids home 24 / 7?
Try asking,” How can I use this time to build a stronger, happier family and have a lot of fun doing it?”
Instead of: “What if my business goes under?”
Try asking: “How can I use my business, influence or power to be of service in making sure we all have what we need?”