Howard Markel, a University of Michigan expert who studied effects of similar responses to past epidemics said that “an outbreak anywhere can go everywhere. We all need to pitch in to try to prevent cases both within ourselves and in our communities.” Flattening the curve means ensuring that fewer people are getting infected with the virus each day. As of writing, our country already has a total of more than 1000 deaths and over 21,000 active coronavirus cases. With this in mind, how can we help flatten the curve?
Stay Safe, Stay Home.
Perhaps you've already read and heard this phrase a hundred times. But this cannot be stressed enough. Limiting our interactions with the public will save not only our lives but of the people around us too. Despite the gradual loosening of protocols and the opening of more and more establishments each week, the virus still exists. It is an invisible enemy that may creep to us in any form or shape. Staying at home is the right thing to do now.
Social Distancing is a Responsibility.
COVID-19 spreads mainly among people who are in close contact (within about 6 feet) for a prolonged period. Spread happens when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, and droplets from their mouth or nose are launched into the air and land in the mouths or noses of people nearby. The droplets can also be inhaled into the lungs. Recent studies indicate that people who are infected but do not have symptoms also play a role in the spread of COVID-19. In order to protect ourselves and the people around us, we should limit contact with one another, avoid mass gatherings, and remain out of congregate settings.
A Full Pantry Keeps the Virus Away.
Trips to the store should be avoided at all costs. Keeping the pantry full should be one of our topmost priorities. With rising online grocery platforms, one can just stay home and do online grocery and shopping. But as much as this brings us convenience, we must assure that the online grocery platform we choose is also secured. Proper handling of products, consideration of perishable and non-perishable goods, and most importantly, disinfecting the products before delivering to our doorstep are only a few of the things to be considered. This way, we can be assured that we stay safe while doing online grocery.
A trusted online supermarket is an investment these days. Nothing beats the feeling of security and safety in knowing that all the products and ingredients we need will be delivered right to our doorstep. All this coupled with guaranteed proper handling from preparing our orders all the way to delivery. This is what Instakart Online Grocery and Delivery offers. From our wide range of products, from beer, wines, and spirits to home care and health beauty essentials, whatever you need, we’ll always find a way to deliver it to you in a heartbeat.