St. Joseph County Health leaders issue series of recommendations to curb COVID-19 spread

first_img Google+ By Jon Zimney – November 18, 2020 6 288 St. Joseph County Health leaders issue series of recommendations to curb COVID-19 spread WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleYoung congratulates Trump Administration for quick work on vaccinesNext articleSome Penn-Harris-Madison schools going all-virtual on Monday Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Pinterest Facebook (Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Health Department) The St. Joseph County Department of Health has made a series of recommendations to try to slow the current spread of COVID-19. The recommendations all center on the idea of hunkering down, once again, and avoiding social gatherings large or small.The St. Joseph County Department of Health with support from St. Joseph County Unified Command, recommends the following:• Avoid social gatherings and assemblies outside your immediate family/household.• Support local restaurants through take-out rather than in-person dining.• Pivot high school classes to virtual learning until after winter break. Depending on theircircumstance, each district may choose to have middle school go virtual as well.• Pause all extracurricular activities or conduct them remotely as feasible. In the event these activities cannot be paused or done remotely, limit spectators to parents/guardians/siblings until after winter break.• Encourage employees to work from home whenever possible.• Encourage businesses and establishments to offer curbside and contactless options.• Reward businesses committed to COVID-prevention practices with your shopping dollars. IndianaLocalNews Twitterlast_img read more