Social distancing is essential to prevent community transmission of coronavirus. Unlike self-quarantine or isolation, social distancing places no locational constraints and instead focuses on behavioral practices to decrease the risk of exposure.
Public Health and Medical Services
The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread with over 45,000 confirmed cases and 1,100 recorded deaths.
The U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) hosted a webinar on Monday, January 27, 2020 educating business leaders on the Novel Coronavirus and the action they can take to keep their workplaces and communities safe.
Hospitals are community symbols. Their ability to provide patient care is an indicator of a functioning society. During disasters their continued ability to provide patient care is essential, not only for disaster victims, but for their role in representing a resilient community that can withstand adversity. Hospitals are also dependent upon critical infrastructures, e.g., power, […]