Michigan's governor has ordered all gatherings of 250 people or more to be cancelled because of the spread of coronavirus.
Many businesses are also closing their doors.
Below is a partial list of the businesses that have made announcements or informed us that they are closing. If you'd like to have your business listed, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Children's Museum
- Frederik Meijer Gardens
- Founders Taproom
- Grand Rapid Public Library
- Grand Public Art Museum
- Grand Rapids Public Museum
- Kent District Library
- Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)
- Van Andel
- West Michigan Women's Expo
- Grand Haven Library
- Home and Garden Muskegon
There are also several closings and delays in our system. Check the full list here.
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The CDC says patients with confirmed infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
- Shortness of breath
The best prevention for viruses, such as influenza, the common cold or COVID-19 is to:
- Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick.
- If you are sick, stay home, and avoid contact with others.
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