Beginning in September 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a national, temporary prohibition of evictions due to non-payment, also known as an eviction moratorium. This action was aimed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by allowing tenants facing pandemic-related hardships to stay safely in their homes. The CDC has issued extensions to provide eviction […]

If you’re already fully vaccinated or on your way there, you have more opportunities to go un-masked outside when you’re around small groups. If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. When choosing safer activities, consider how COVID-19 is spreading in your community, the number […]

The CDC is warning us about a ground turkey recall. Nature’s Promise (94% lean 6% fat) – 1 lb packages with dates 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/10 Wegman (94% lean 6% fat) – 1 lb and 3 lb packages with dates 1/3, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/10 Plainville Farms (93% lean 7% fat) – 1 […]

The agency has shared low and moderate risk activities to do instead.

With a mask mandate in place for North Carolina, you have probably found yourself wearing your cloth masks A LOT. But are you washing them properly? Check out these instructions from the CDC. Cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public […]

People are cleaning everything…literally EVERYTHING. Now, accidental poisonings are on the rise. There have many more reports of people mixing bleach with other cleaners and creating dangerous fumes. There has also been a rise in kids ingesting cleaners, many of which look like juice. Poison center calls in Boston are up by fifty percent. The […]

The CDC has expanded the list of symptoms for COVID-19. Symptoms may include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness with symptoms similar to the flu. Symptoms are typically mild to moderate, but there […]

The CDC doesn’t want you to forget that there are things you should be doing when getting necessary supplies for your house. Are you doing everything? Running Essential Errands Grocery Shopping, Take-Out, Banking, Getting Gas, and Doctor Visits. As communities across the United States take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close […]

CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States.  We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms.  This means that the virus can […]

  The CDC has issued tips for preparing your household for the corona virus (COVID-19.) Before a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in your community: Plan A COVID-19 outbreak could last for a long time in your community. Depending on the severity of the outbreak, public health officials may recommend community actions designed to help keep people […]

It’s the discussion that won’t die: Should you wash your chicken before you cook it? Both Dr. Oz and the CDC say no. They say that washing the chicken increases the chances of spreading bacteria to other surfaces, nearby food items and either yourself. The CDC recommends you allow the heat from cooking to kill […]

Do you wash your raw chicken before you cook it? Some people swear by the technique and others avoid it. Well, the Center For Disease Control has weighed in and is telling people NOT to wash their chicken before cooking it. As you can imagine, this caused A LOT of controversy.     The reasoning […]