Since Houston has recently become a hotspot in the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mayor Sylvester Turner continues to be a proactive proponent of educating Houstonians on how to stay safe. Mayor Turner has been a daily staple on national news media since the pandemic began and continues to be a voice of reason as the fourth-largest city in America sees a surge in COVID-19 cases. Houston houses the largest medical center in the world, and it’s ICU’s are at full capacity as of last week. Official Fitness Czar Samir Becic sends his unequivocal support to the Mayor in his efforts to keep Houston healthy and safe.
Here is Mayor Turner’s advice to all Houstonians to help flatten the curve and stay safe during these difficult times:
1. Wear a mask
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2. Avoid large crowds
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3. Work remotely from home
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4. Virtual worship service (and/or therapy and telehealth)
5. Social distance
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6. Stay home if sick
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7. Get tested
If you test positive, let anyone who you have been around know, and self-quarantine.
8. No home parties
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9. Wash hands often
10. Take this virus seriously
COVID-19 is a serious virus that can cause many health issues beyond death. Many people who have recovered from Coronavirus, still have symptoms months later. As a novel (new) virus, scientists and doctors are still learning a lot about the long term health effects it may have on the body, and the best way to mitigate it is to keep your immune system strong, wear a mask, and stay socially distanced when outside!