While we are all still safer at home, we are also able to practice greater social distancing in our great outdoors than in confined indoor spaces.
Local public health agencies have the ability to contain surges in cases and outbreaks through testing, case investigation, contact tracing, isolation, quarantine, site-specific closures, and the enforcement of public health orders.
deaths due to COVID-19
Protect Our Neighbors
Local communities will soon be able to qualify for Protect-Our-Neighbors status to gain more local control in their communities if they meet certain criteria, including low viral transmission and preparedness of the public health agency to successfully respond to an increase in cases.
When the color of your skin correlates with your well-being and longevity, that is a public health injustice that must be addressed.
Risks & benefits
While there is no way to ensure zero risk of infection, the suggestions here are to help empower you to make the best decisions -- to weigh the health risks to yourself and others with the benefits to your personal social, emotional, and physical needs, and the needs of others in the economy.