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Gov. Newsom: State leaders could issue stay-at-home order

Original post made on Dec 1, 2020

The majority of California could be subject to a state stay-at-home directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 9:29 AM

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Posted by Up to us
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 1, 2020 at 9:17 pm

Up to us is a registered user.

Help flatten the curve! Stay home, stay safe, wear a mask if you go out.
If you see someone outside without a mask, confront them! Ask why they’re not! Or just point at them if you don’t want to confront them.
We need to let everyone know that it is NOT OK to not care about other members of our community!


Posted by Outside
a resident of Bailey Park
on Dec 2, 2020 at 6:45 pm

Outside is a registered user.

We now know that it takes prolonged close exposure (at least 15 minutes) to an infected person in order to contract the disease. Don’t worry about the person outside walking without a mask. They are not a threat to you or others. Focus on yourself. If you’re high risk, stay home.


Posted by JS
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Dec 3, 2020 at 12:25 am

JS is a registered user.

@Up to us - read the county order!!! Masks are NOT required except when you cannot maintain at least 6 feet of distance. That is VERY easy to do outside. Masks are not required for young children and people with underlying qualifying health conditions. @Outside is correct. 15 minutes! Here's the link. Web Link


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