Spread Holiday Cheer, Not COVID-19
Happy Holidays, San Francisco. Due to the alarming surge in COVID-19 cases, celebrating will need to be a little different this year, but it doesn’t need to radiate less joy or express less love.
We Will Recover Spotlight: Green Apple Books
Bonnie T, Making Art and Doing Her Part
When You Gather, You Gamble Everyone’s Health
You might call members of different households a pod, but that doesn’t make you safe. Even if they are your members of your own family.
We recently heard the story of family members from two separate households who decided to call themselves a pod and consider it safe to all get together. One family member began to experience a few COVID-19 symptoms but figured it was just seasonal allergies and went about things normally.
How to talk to your children about celebrating Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 pandemic
Safe Gathering Guidance on Election Day
The general election (Tuesday, November 3rd) is a very exciting event for the entire country and customarily many residents watch the election unfold socially.
Keep up the good work this weekend, SF!
San Francisco is getting stronger in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Our large, dense, and diverse urban environment is an outstanding example of how to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while laying the foundation for enduring economic recovery. Our secret sauce is science, data, facts, and partnerships.
When the earth shakes, make sure you have what it takes!
Our attention these days is focused on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires, and other emergencies but an earthquake can happen in California at any time. Join us for The Great California ShakeOut this Thursday October 15, 2020 to make sure that you know how to keep yourself and others safe. Don’t put off preparation until an earthquake or other disaster occurs–then it might be too late.
Halloween at Home
Boo! Didn’t really scare you, did it? With COVID-19, wildfires, bad air quality, and other challenges, it takes a lot to surprise anyone these days.
How to handle high temps, poor air quality and COVID-19.
It’s going to be another warm day or two in San Francisco and to make matters more challenging, we may have poor air quality due to the numerous fires burning throughout the region—all the while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. When we have multiple simultaneous emergencies such as heat+poor air quality+COVID-19, it is important to prioritize keeping cool, preventing the spread of COVID-19, and watching out for those vulnerable to heat and air quality, especially babies and toddlers and older adults.