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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A Stay Home – Work Safe order has been issued for Harris County.

The Stay Home Work Safe order has been extended to April 30

Parks will stay open, but no playgrounds, benches, or anything that can be touched may be used. People at parks must still practice social distancing.

Restaurants can keep providing take-out and drive thru but must maintain social distancing.

Grocery stores will stay open.

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Stay Home and Work Safe

According to the federal government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency guidelines, there are 16 sectors considered essential:

  • Communications
  • Chemical
  • Critical Manufacturing
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Dams
  • Defense Industrial Base
  • Emergency Services
  • Energy
  • Financial
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Government Facilities
  • Healthcare & Public Health
  • Information Technology
  • Nuclear Reactors, Materials and Waste
  • Transportation Systems
  • Water

(source: abc13)