Before brewing that first cup of coffee or even brushing your teeth, take your temperature. If it’s normal, you just told yourself that you're symptom-free. But if you do have a fever, you should check for other symptoms (i.e., cough, tiredness, shortness of breath) as well. If some are present, contact your area’s hotline: Collin County: 211, select option 6 … [Read more...] about Get Up and Get Doing: Morning Eye Opener
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins just announced that Dallas County will adjust into shelter-in-place (“SIP”) starting Monday, March 23, at 11:59 p.m. The order basically bans people from leaving their residences for anything but an "essential" activity. What does that mean? The word “essential” is the word that determines your world. What you may consider important to … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Dallas County Launches Shelter-In-Place Status Starting Monday At 11:59 P.M.
According to inside sources, there is one way that the coronavirus can continue to scour the population. It's if you become a soldier in its army. The only way this highly contagious disease can win is if it can draft you into spreading its message venom. Like all recruiters, the coronavirus recruitment team has targeted young, healthy people. Once tapped for action, these … [Read more...] about The “Brooks” Don’t-Be-A-Spreader Counterattack Takes On The Coronavirus Draft Program
As more cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus showed up locally, Dallas County late Thursday declared a state of emergency and put the kibosh on big public gatherings in the county starting Friday. As of 11 a.m. Friday, the county is nixing all public gatherings of 500 or more people for seven days. It's also "discouraging" gatherings of 250 people or more. Dallas County … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Fearing COVID-19, Dallas County Bans Gatherings Of 500 People Or More Starting Friday
If you’re hustling around getting your errands and business along Greenville Avenue done between Blackwell Street and SMU Boulevard because of Saturday's 41st Annual Dallas Mavs St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival , relax. The parade and festival have just been canceled. But it's not because of the weather forecast of rain and showers. The City of Dallas just quashed the … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Dallas Cancels Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Parade And Festival Due To Coronavirus Concerns
If your manicured hands are starting to grow scales from all the soap washings, take heart. In the past, many contagious diseases like the coronavirus, the flu and even the ho-hum common cold have been prevented by people simply washing their hands for the 20-second countdown. So even if it’s not your birthday, hum the “Happy Birthday” or the “Alphabet Song” tune for 20 … [Read more...] about Good Old Fashion Common Sense Can Help Calm Today’s Anxieties