How – and why – to wash your hands! (Video)

Chef Alton Brown explains the food (which in this case is also the medical) science between washing your hands with good, old fashioned bar soap. Then proceeds to demonstrate:

ABs Handwashing Tutorial

Source: You Tube. Free (might be ads depending on your YouTube membership) 15 March 2020

Another take on "flattening the curve"

Hi folks, this one isn’t a link! I came across it in the comments section of a post I decided not to include – as I feel it downplayed the risk a bit too much. In the comments, it is a letter shared without attribution by the author of the comment, so I can’t attribute it!

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Thinking of going out to eat? It might not be as much of a risk as you might think!

This seems to me to be good common sense. However, the lack of links supporting many of the things said cause me to warn: Be a bit skeptical about this one!

Is it safe to eat at a restaurant during the coronavirus outbreak? Source: San Francisco Chronical via Mother Jones email. I don’t know if this is a free site, or one that limits you to only a certain number of free reads/month. 13 March 2020.

Social Isolation doesn't mean complete isolation!

This is a You Tube video showing how Italian neighborhoods are staying connected despite people being restricted to their homes!

Coronavirus outbreak: Italian residents join together to sing from balconies during lockdown. Source: YouTube. Free (ad supported) 13 March 2020

A hat tip to one of my NextDoor neighbors for posting this. Since I’m choosing to be anonymous, I’m also not identifying exactly who shared this.