The Coronavirus: Spread Facts…Not Fear

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What is a coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19. (source:

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Phase 1

  • May 1st: All retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, malls, libraries, and museums will be allowed to open up at 25% capacity
  • If a business owner feels unsafe to re-open, they don’t have to
  • All licensed professionals: doctors, nurses, dentists, etc. are allowed to work
  • May 8th: Hair Salons and barbershops can re-open
  • Must maintain 6-foot separation between clients and masks for customers and stylists
  • Abbott clarified this part of his previous executive order, extending it to funerals, memorials, burials and weddings.
  • Gym can open May 18 at 25% capacity

Phase 2

  • Childcare services can reopen immediately
  • Summer camps can open this summer
  • Little leagues can start practicing May 31st
  • Professional sports without fans can reopen May 31st

Starting Friday May 22

  • Bars, wineries, breweries can reopen at 25% capacity
  • Restaurants up to 50% capacity