North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has just ordered all bars and restaurants to close their dining rooms indefinitely starting tonight at 5pm. Restaurants will still be allowed to serve take-out and delivery customers.
The governor gave the announcement this morning.
— Governor Roy Cooper (@NC_Governor) March 17, 2020
According to the NC Department of Health and Human Services, there are now a total of 40 cases in North Carolina, with 7 cases in Mecklenburg County, 1 in Cabarrus County, and 1 in Iredell County;
According to the CDC, patients with confirmed CoVID-19 infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
- shortness of breath
CDC believes at this time that symptoms of CoVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 after exposure. This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS viruses.
Some of the best ways to stay healthy include;
- Wash your hands often with antiviral soap, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are are coughing or sneezing.
- Using NAC (N-acetyl L-cysteine)
- Using probiotics (especially those containing Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium)
- Immunity boosting vitamins, including; zinc, vitamin C, and vitamin D3
If you have any questions about CoVID-19 you can call 866-462-3821 or submit questions online at ncpoisoncontrol.org.