Dr. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, encourages Americans to continue social distancing. “As sobering and as difficult as this is, what we are doing is making a difference, so we really need to continue to do that.” https://cnn.it/3aHWL9v
Health care workers are taking steps at the recommendation of federal and state officials to cancel elective procedures, close non-emergency doctors' offices and postpone nonessential appointments https://cnn.it/3dP26Ot
For hairstylist Heidi Oley, social distancing means more time on her hands to practice her skills. So she's gotten creative -- by making her boyfriend the canvas for her masterful hair creations https://cnn.it/3dSOAJy
SUNY Downstate Medical Center's Dr. Wayne Riley says he has enough surgical gowns to last for only about a day and a half.
“We’re going to get creative. We’re going to use rain ponchos, we’re going to use garbage bags … We cannot wait for the national stockpile to supply us.”
In her video, this former ER nurse simulates going to the grocery store and she starts off by putting gloves on her hands, grabbing her cell phone as she leaves her car, cleaning a shopping cart and grabbing some toilet paper https://cnn.it/3aJoMgX
"We've seen grown men cry," Jeremy Katz said. "They're appreciative because there's none around. I've had emails and Facebook requests from nurses across the country begging for one of them because they're afraid to go to work." https://cnn.it/2RaLVky
Attorney General William Barr has directed prison officials at a number of federal facilities besieged by growing coronavirus cases to immediately maximize early release programs for a wide swath of vulnerable inmates https://cnn.it/3aJDQLG
Nurse Letha Love traveled to New York from Atlanta to help with the coronavirus pandemic. She says she was shocked by the number of patients and the severity of the crisis.
“It is a lot. I have run into so many nurses crying … It is emotionally draining” https://cnn.it/34hzEjW
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says he has informed his Democratic rival for the nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, that he is beginning the process of vetting potential vice presidential running mates https://cnn.it/3aMagFs