It’s also an ideal time to focus on our health, not just to be as strong as possible to fight off this devastating virus, but to live healthier lives as we look toward the future.
To protect yourself, your family, and possibly even your pets, from this new coronavirus, here are some precautions.
The order to close all schools on Long Island for two weeks to prevent the spread of coronavirus is likely to be extended beyond April 1 since the pandemic is expected to peak after that date, officials said Thursday.
The White House Coronavirus Task Force advised Tuesday that anyone who has recently traveled to or from New York City should isolate themselves for two weeks to prevent spreading the disease — just as city residents have been fleeing to Long Island to avoid infection.
The number of people diagnosed with coronavirus on Long Island has increased to more than 5,000, which is higher than the second-most impacted state nationwide as of Wednesday morning, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
After Long Island schools closed last week and switched to virtual learning to avoid spreading the coronavirus, a local literacy nonprofit donated books to children in need so they could keep reading.
From government agencies seeking medical supplies to nonprofits seeking assistance, there are many calls for donations to help fight coronavirus.
As restaurants adjust to their dining rooms being closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, a number of eateries that don't normally offer takeout or delivery are doing just that.