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Offline Hooleo

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Corona virus
« on: March 11, 2020, 03:23:04 PM »
Everybody be careful, especially you, Anna.  I have to admit to concern for myself. I'll be 73 in a few weeks and I have COPD so I'm doing lots and lots of hand washing! I always did wash my hands but it's become ridiculous how often I do it now!  ;D
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Re: Corona virus
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2020, 04:22:30 PM »
I think we'll all wind up with chapped hands from washing them so much.  Daughter Vicki emailed me not to go to dinner with my group of friends, no grocery shopping, stay home from Mass - etc.  Well, can't really just become a hermit for the next 6 months.  But like Hooleo, and appreciate the stsrt of the topic, Julia, I too encourage all of you to be careful, take necessary precautions.
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Re: Corona virus
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2020, 12:07:07 AM »
Stay safe out there! Wash your hands when you return home. Use hand sanitizer when out and about, touching doors and hand rails. If you have a runny nose, it's not Corona virus. If you can hold your breath for 10-12 seconds, you don't have Corona virus.

Keep up with friends on the internet and telephone and ignore all that stuff about 'water will keep you from getting COVID-19' (it's not true!!)
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Re: Corona virus
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2020, 06:25:34 PM »
S-P - you know they are now finding the virus among younger people as well as the old and vulnerable.  This means you, too, must be very careful.  I hope you are able to work from home, not always possible with some jobs, I know. 

To all those who tune in to the Board, members or not, we hope all of you keep well and take all the necessary precautions.
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Re: Corona virus
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2020, 02:13:10 PM »
I'm going into my second week of not leaving my condo.  I do need to go out though. If I do, I will be wearing rubber gloves and maintaining as much distance as possible from other people and keeping the trip very short. Of course, if my step daughter learns of what I plan, she'll be fussing at me like crazy!!
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Re: Corona virus
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2020, 12:07:08 AM »
Thank you to Hooleo for getting me back on!

I hope you're all safe and healthy and staying away from the masses!

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Re: Corona virus
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2020, 10:36:31 AM »
Dyneemo,  Great to hear from you.  Hope you'll stick with us.

I, too, am homebound for the second week.  My son and his wife did my grocery shopping Monday.  All of my children and even grandchildren call or email to make sure I stay at home.  I did actually get out of the house yesterday - long enough to start the car to make sure the battery doesn't die!

It's being able to touch base with all of you that makes it possible not to go bumping into the walls.

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