What does social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus actually mean?
You don’t have to lock yourself inside at all times to practice social distancing.
Updated: 5:44 AM EDT Mar 14, 2020
Social distancing is recommended to help prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.Experts say staying at least 6 feet away from others whenever possible will help slow the new coronavirus epidemic.Going outside is still OK (and suggested for your mental and physical health) as long as you steer clear of highly populated areas.Ever since the novel coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, life looks…different. Sporting events, parades, festivals, and concerts are being cancelled. Tons of people are putting