A Working Mom's Take on The Coronavirus


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Ready to battle COVID-19UPDATE: The concern about COVID-19 has heightened since this original post was published. Stay safe and informed by reviewing the materials on the CDC website.& Let's just tell the truth. All of this media coverage about the coronavirus and those poor folks who were quarantined on that cruise ship in Japan has made us all go bat sh*t crazy! And it didn't take much for someone like me to go there.& I am not a healthcare provider. I don’t even play one on TV. However, I work in healthcare. I am also a mom and a self-described germaphobe. And I have been an staunch advocate of hand washing since our health system launched an initiative about a decade ago. Through that I learned that feces is often found outside of the bathroom because folks aren't washing their hands. I also learned that when healthcare workers wash their hands, lives are saved.The Truth About Coronavirus Infection: What Everyone Needs To KnowWhat upsets me most about this coronavirus coverage isn't that the hysteria is somewhat overblown (although it is if you talk with physicians), it is that everybody didn't get the damn message when they were five to wash...