UPDATED! Important Links For You During Coronavirus Emergency

UPDATED! Important Links For You During Coronavirus Emergency

As Western New York and the world copes with Coronavirus precautions to stay safe, there are many questions our hometown viewers have.  Watch our “Big Picture” program Monday through Friday at 8pm ( with an encore Saturday at Noon & Sunday at 10:30am) as we present in depth interviews and comforting conversation as information unfolds.

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This web story will be updated with links to important stories and information.

What is “Tele-Health” all about?  Using technology to connect with medical experts:
https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/4/8/21212432/telemedicine-how-to-video-chat-doctors

 

Can the Coronavirus show up on shoes and clothing?
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/17/well/live/coronavirus-contagion-spead-clothes-shoes-hair-newspaper-packages-mail-infectious.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab

 

Here are some national and international stories, on one link that takes you to them:
https://getpocket.com/explore/coronavirus?utm_source=pocket-newtab

 

How can you make a safe mask:
https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/04/03/826996154/coronavirus-faqs-is-a-homemade-mask-effective-and-whats-the-best-way-to-wear-one?utm_source=pocket-newtab

 

How can you be safe at the grocery store during the pandemic?
https://www.wsj.com/articles/safety-advice-if-you-must-visit-the-grocery-store-11585336520?mod=wsjtwittertest19

 

For information on Erie County, the largest county in WNY where Buffalo resides, here is that website:
http://www2.erie.gov/health/index.php?q=coronavirus

 

Here is another website from Erie County:
www.erie.gov/covid19

 

Need help cleaning your home, with the right precautions?  Check this link out:
https://6abc.com/health/tips-for-deep-cleaning-your-home-to-stay-safe-from-covid-19/6031519/

 

Is a face mask important? This link uncovers some common myths                                                              
https://getpocket.com/explore/item/can-a-face-mask-stop-coronavirus-covid-19-facts-checked?utm_source=pocket-newtab 

 

Where can you find the latest information on Coronavirus from the US Government? Click the CDC link
https://www.cdc.gov/

 

What does “flattening the curve” of the virus mean?  This link explains further:
https://www.fastcompany.com/90476143/the-story-behind-flatten-the-curve-the-defining-chart-of-the-coronavirus?utm_source=pocket-newtab

 

Here is a link for up to the minute news and information from our colleagues at The Buffalo News
www.buffalonews.com

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