Coronavirus

via CNN: There’s one thing you should know before diving into the conversation around masks: The public should not purchase surgical masks or N95 respirators. Health care workers are facing shortages and need those masks to treat coronavirus patients. You should also note: Face covering is recommended but not mandatory Homemade masks are not a substitute for social distancing and staying in Still, if […]

via CNN: Several churches around the country held services Palm Sunday, some in defiance of state bans on gatherings aimed at stopping the deadly spread of coronavirus. “We don’t get our rights to worship freely from the government we get those from God,” said the Rev. Tony Spell of Life Tabernacle Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. […]

via BlackDoctor: Masks are sold out all over the country. Even Amazon, the world’s largest company, can’t get enough masks for workers in its warehouses. Some healthcare professionals can’t find masks to do their jobs safely. If you are lucky enough to find a mask, wearing masks can give you a sense of security, but […]

via News5: The measures Ohio has taken to reduce the spread of coronavirus and “flatten the curve” of new cases each day have already had a significant impact on mitigating the disease, But the state should still expect a surge of 6,000 to 8,000 new cases a day at the peak of the outbreak, According […]

via BCNN1/TheChristianPost: Carl Lentz, pastor of Hillsong NYC, said he has tested positive for the coronavirus, revealing that while the disease “took him out,” he is “good” now.  The 41-year-old megachurch pastor made the announcement with Judah Smith, pastor of Churchome, on Instagram Live Monday night. CLICK HERE to read the full story

via AllAccess: RUSS PARR will help lead a national moment of prayer concerning the CORONAVIRUS and the world pandemic. PARR said, “We believe in the power of prayer, especially in numbers. ON FRIDAY, MARCH 27th at 7:45a (ET), my friend, Gospel sensation ERICA CAMPBELL from GET UP MORNINGS WITH ERICA CAMPBELL will lead our nation […]

via GetUpMornings: While the world is figuring out how to cope with the impending changes to stop the spread of Coronavirus celebrities have taken to social media to show how they are coping with the downtime and who’s better to get advice from than the former First Lady Michelle Obama. On Monday (Mar 23), Ellen Degeneres took to Instagram Live to help […]

via BlackDoctor: So many are have started to ask the question, can the coronavirus live on the packages that are being delivered? What if my delivery driver tests positive for the virus and he delivered my packages? When I touch that package, does that mean I may get it too? A study published in the New England […]

via BlackDoctor: The CDC reports that while individuals of all ages can contract the novel coronavirus, older individuals (60 years and older) and individuals with serious chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and lung disease are at a higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. Other high-risk conditions include hypertension and […]

The Ohio Department of Health announced the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen to 442 statewide, covering 46 counties. Coronavirus has taken the lives of six people, while another 104 are hospitalized. On Sunday, DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton issued a stay-at-home order for all Ohioians. It will […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: We’ve been all hit by The COVID-19 Virus and it is hitting many people that have children the hardest. Given that anxiety was already among the most common mental health problem in kids before the COVID-19 pandemic, what can parents do to help keep this problem at bay? Childhood anxiety scholar Mirae J. Fornander outlines strategies […]

via Hallels: Christian music veteran Sandi Patty has revealed that she and her husband, Don, have both been tested positive for the coronavirus. The songstress returned home to Oklahoma City last week and said she recalled feeling sick for weeks. She decided to get tested for COVID-19 and the results came back positive on Tuesday. Patty wrote on her […]