Note: This thread is related to #Coronavirus #COVID19

Follow the World Health Organization's instructions to reduce your risk of infection:

1/ Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

2/ When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue - throw issue away immediately and wash hands.

3/ Avoid close contact with anyone that has fever and cough.

Alissa Walker+ Your Authors @awalkerinLA I'm a writer, a gelato-eater, and a walker in LA. Urbanism editor @Curbed. Co-host @theLApod. Contributor @KCRW. More 👧🏼👶🏼 and 🚲🚶🏼‍♀️🚍 on Instagram. Mar. 03, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

A few coronavirus tips from me—instead of hoarding bleach wipes, organize a meeting with your neighbors.  https://www.curbed.com/2020/3/3/21157918/coronavirus-prepare-home-neighborhood-covid19 

Everything I learned about disaster preparedness I learned from interviewing @DrLucyJones—her book on how societies recover from catastrophic events is a must-read.  https://www.curbed.com/2020/3/3/21157918/coronavirus-prepare-home-neighborhood-covid19 

If you're in LA, the @ReadyLA program will send emergency managers like @k8hutton to your block to help you make a plan. I cannot recommend it enough—it's completely changed the way I think about our neighborhood.
 https://www.curbed.com/2020/3/3/21157918/coronavirus-prepare-home-neighborhood-covid19 

Also please do read the other coronavirus pieces I quote in my story for examples of preparing in a way that's civic-minded, compassionate, and rational.  https://curbed.com/2020/3/3/21157918/coronavirus-prepare-home-neighborhood-covid19 

@zeynep:  https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/preparing-for-coronavirus-to-strike-the-u-s/ 

@Annaleen:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/29/opinion/coronavirus-prepping.html 


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