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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Articles and Information
03/13/2020

UPDATE (3/22/2020):

Governor Abbott has issued Executive Orders concerning COVID-19. The orders (4) are to limit social gatherings  to reduce exposure and spread of COVID-19.

The orders are as follows:

  1. Order No. 1: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people.
  2. Order No. 2: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, people shall avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts, or visiting gyms or massage parlors; provided, however, that the use of drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options is allowed and highly encouraged throughout the limited duration of this executive order.
  3. Order No. 3: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, people shall not visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance.
  4. Order No. 4: In accordance with the Guidelines from the President and the CDC, schools shall temporarily close

The above information is from the link below:

Link for the differences of COVID-19, Flu & Cold:

 

 

The outbreak of the COVID-19 has caused a pandemic officially on Wednesday, March 11th. President Trump did an Oval Office speech declaring European travel halt for 30 days starting March 13.   

This outbreak is spreading to our communities. The Dallas County Judge has  announced a declaration of local disaster for public health emergency.  In Dallas, starting at March 13th at 11AM to March 20th residents are prohibited from community gatherings of more the 500 people. 

As a precaution to this and other virus, please keep good hygiene by;

  • Washing hands minimum of 20 seconds with soap and clean water
  • Cover mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing 
  • If not feeling well, stay home 

Below are links to some helpful and useful information:


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