As of Tuesday, January 12th, over 6,000 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, with over 7,500 deaths, and almost 4,000 people hospitalized. AND THAT’S JUST IN NORTH CAROLINA!
The Mecklenburg County Public Health Director has issued a new 3 week directive to take effect immediately and run until February 2nd. What does that mean for you? Check it out below.
- Only leave your home for essential activities and remain at home between the hours of 10pm – 5am
- Utilize full-virtual options for work, school and any other activity where in-person activity is not required.
- Avoid leaving your home if you are over 65 or at high-risk for developing serious illness.
- Avoid any non-essential travel.
- Avoid gathering with individuals that you do not live with.
- Wear a mask
- Remain 6 feet apart and avoid close contact with people
- Wash your hands often and use hand sanitizer.
- Quarantine and get tested immediately if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19.
- Answer the call and participate in contact tracing to protect against further spread if you receive a call or text from Mecklenburg County Public Health.
- Get a flu shot and get the get the COVID-19 vaccine, when it is available to you.
Governor Cooper also spoke to the public today saying,”The truth is that this disease is spreading fast. We are in a dire situation. The truth is, in order to save lives, people need to follow the safety protocols we have in place.”
STAY SAFE NOSEY NEIGHBORS!