Showing posts from March, 2020

Opportunities During COVID-19 Pandemic

For those that still haven't followed the severity of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic from my previous posts, we're only a few days away of escalating to what Italy is experiencing, & you can see a video telling theirselves from days ago to stay the F home . In difficult times like these, I’m reminded of a great Winston Churchill quote: " A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty" And not an opportunity to be selfish or greedy, but to help those in these times of need. Being a tech geek allows me to help my colleagues, family, & friends use the digital tools they'll need while quarantined, so expect more info on my site Digital Beyond soon. To stay in shape I continue to share pictures/stats with my running club on the free app Strava. For our local finance group we'll meet virtually for our next meeting. And luckily most books have digital copies still av

Survive COVID-19 Stay Home Virtual Visit

My Doctor wife has been handling the influx of telemedicine patients today with Coronavirus symptoms & basically urging most of them to  (see my earlier post for more on that).  Unfortunately still many are unaware of how easy they can spread it to others, which is causing the crisis to grow exponentially every day. So what can we do to prevent the problem from becoming worse? Well besides above,  use the virtual resources you have at your disposal. The health care system in our area is currently offering FREE virtual visits at . There are also many other resources being shared within the community while we fight through this.   As this continues to escalate, we know that mandatory quarantine is necessary & will happen just like it did in San Francisco yesterday & already in other cities/countries globally. If anyone is still unsure of the severity of this please reach out to m

Stay The F Home Best of Social Media COVID-19 Tips

Well best we can do for the Coronavirus now is help prepare & educate our loved ones, especially with useful memes for those on social media who may still be in denial.   # WashYourHands   I look forward to encouraging others to take this challenge if you haven't already...  🙂  Gloria Gaynor #WashYourHands    #IWillSurviveChallenge on TikTok  via @YouTube   # FlattenTheCurve   Let's flatten the curve of the impending COVID19 outbreak in the U.S.   Other good hashtags #CancelEverythingNow #SocialDistance   # StayTheFuckHome   Finally the winner for not just social media but also an online movement is .  This website references the information coming from reputable sites like CDC/WHO.   To summarize above:   Why is this a huge thing   Half will get it if we don't self-quarantine immediately (Harvard)   1% hospitalized, doubling rate beds full

Prepare for COVID-19

I'm sure the Coronavirus COVID-19 global pandemic is on everyone's minds, & having a spouse working in the frontlines of the medical field helps me sort through the good/bad info. is a good fact checker, & check out the CDC safety tips such as practicing good hygiene, cancelling non-essential travel, & avoiding large crowds on the PDF linked at ‬ Additional info from reputable sources: World Health Organization Information is beautiful charts (uses sources such as CDC/WHO) Flatten the curve I hope all my colleagues, family, & friends are taking the appropriate measures to stay safe & stock up on suppli