Is it still a health priority to be sheltering at home now that we are flattening the curve?




Answered by Dr. Alon Vaisman, Infection Control Physician, UHN.
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Question:
Is it still a health priority to be sheltering at home now that we are flattening the curve?

Answer:
Yes it's an excellent question when we say shelter at home it may sound like we're trying to say to hide from the public but it really means it's just trying to minimize your exposure to the outside world. So just as it was important the last eight weeks or so to do this it's going...

[Transcript copy is verbatim per the video]
Original air date: May 7, 2020. Information shared in this video was current at time of original broadcast.

Dr. Alon Vaisman:
Yes it's an excellent question when we say shelter at home it may sound like we're trying to say to hide from the public but it really means it's just trying to minimize your exposure to the outside world. So just as it was important the last eight weeks or so to do this it's going to continue to be important in the future. As the government starts to open up things and make things more available to the public it'll still be important to maintain that principles as best as we can try not to go outside if it's not necessary to do so.

[Transcript copy is verbatim per the video]
Original air date: May 7, 2020. Information shared in this video was current at time of original broadcast.




Answered by Dr. Alon Vaisman, Infection Control Physician, UHN.
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