If you?re being a good citizen and staying home (thank you!), you might be worried about having access to enough fresh fruits and veggies during the quarantine. Although supplies at large grocery stores somewhat hit or miss, there are luckily plenty of other options out there.
Even though the COVID-19 quarantine is temporary, consistently getting enough high quality sleep over the next few weeks will have a huge impact on your health down the road. Here are a few tips to help you sleep better, longer, and deeper.
New guidelines from CDC last week recommend wearing a mask (or cloth face coverings) when leaving your house. This is because many people who are infected can be without any symptoms (asymptomatic) and also shed the virus before symptoms arise (pre-symptomatic). This means the virus can spread when people are talking, coughing or sneezing. The mask also deters you from touching your face.
This week we saw a surge in numbers close to home. A local nursing home in Mt Airy saw 60 new cases over the weekend. Governor Hogan has a stay at home order as of March 30, 8 pm stressing that more is needed to control the rates of infections. Please understand that this virus can infect ANY age group and is not limited to the elderly patients.
What a stressful time we live in! As if normal life wasn?t crazy enough with work, family, friends, chores, and all the other things we do normally, here comes a major pandemic that is upending how we go about our everyday lives.
We are in an unprecedented time where information is coming out daily if not hourly which can affect us a community. I wanted to discuss a few items to help some of the anxiety everyone is feeling.