Afternoon Vibes with Ms. Jessica

Weekdays 3:00 PM-7:00 PM

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.”