As we are aware of the seriousness of Coronavirus, we wanted to address this issue instead of just canceling events. This flu type virus is highly contagious and can be deadly for people with health conditions. COVID -19/coronavirus is coming and faster than you think. It’s estimated to affect 40-70% of the population will be affected in the next year. Please see here a great PDF Safety Sheet about preventing and preparing for Coronavirus at work, home, gym, worship Written by Stacey Gilbert from Denver Tech Insurance. This is a very important issue as no one is “not” going to be exposed.
According to the CDC, the spread from person-to-person is most likely among close contacts (about 6 feet). Person-to-person spread is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets that are spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes, the same manner the flu is spread.
Individuals need to understand if they get Coronavirus, they may be off work for 2-4 weeks recovering. This means we should all be vigilant and adapt a better handwashing and personal space disinfecting regiment don’t forget those desks, keyboards, and mice.
We all need to do our part in helping prevent infection and spread therefore at our coming events we will encourage our attendees to adapt the Corona bump in lieu of shaking hands.