The Outer Banks Voice – Dare County requests end to social networks fight over COVID-19
Dare County asks for end to social media battle over COVID-19
By Submitted Story on March 24, 2020
Dare County’s newest COVID-19 bulletin, provided at 1 p.m. on March 24, begins by calling for a halt to the ill-will and name-calling that has actually proliferated on social media and comment pages, particularly in the wake of the county’s decision to bar gain access to, unless in “extraordinary” scenarios, to non-resident residential or commercial property owners. The statement is below:
“We all recognize that times like these tend to draw out the very best in people, however, periodically the opposite can take place as a result of stress and worry. Our sense of community has actually constantly been strong when faced with misfortune. Everyone in Dare County is facing the unpredictability of this unmatched crisis. Now is the time for increased compassion and compassion. We genuinely are all in this together. There is no place for hate, ill will or labeling. Social network can be a beneficial tool for interaction, however it also can be a platform for divisive and negative behavior. Everybody is motivated to use social media to spread out truths and info of assistance and care. Respect your next-door neighbors and pick to look at the circumstance we are facing with understanding. Once again, we are all in this together.”
The publication also reviewed the guv’s executive order of March 23 more that extends school closures and orders the shutdown of extra businesses.
“The Other Day, Guv Cooper announced an extra executive order to assist prevent the spread of COVID-19. Executive Order 120 requireds all K-12 schools remain closed up until Might 15, bans mass gatherings of 50 individuals or more and requires non-essential businesses, where the ability to social range is decreased, to close by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25.
Businesses ordered to close include indoor workout centers such as fitness centers, trampoline parks, and yoga studios, motion picture theaters, bowling streets, day spas, sweepstakes/bingo halls, and other similar facilities. The order also uses to hairdresser, nail salons, barber shops, tattoo parlors and massage therapists. The order also needs long term care facilities to restrict visitation of all visitors and non-essential health care workers, except for certain thoughtful care scenarios, for instance, an end-of-life scenario.”
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