Maryland – Aug 6 2020. If you need food, shelter, medical reach out to the County you live in.
Where are we – About 6 months into the pandemic, Based on the history 2009/10 from gnome sequence to approved vaccine March to January does give us hope.
The Maryland metrics – Over 1 million tests completed. Free testing centers are available to see your county health dept for info. The positive rate is just under 5%. There are zip codes with 20% rates in MD.
OFFENSE – Contact Trace is now handled by health Dept
15 minute rule is best indoors in an out
MD PLAN is online at this link. Scroll down to the bottom and select the type of business you have. Summary: Signs, Cover, Clean, Temp check, do not come if sick. Limit % of capacity. https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/#Prevention
MARYLAND STRONG PLAN
The Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery is divided into three stages:
a. Low Risk
b. Medium Risk
c. High Risk
LIMIT CONTACT STAY SAFE- AGE 60/High RISK BMI>30, COPD, Asthma, Heart, Diabetes, Sickle Cell
Native American, Black and Hispanic have a 4 to 5 time higher chance of catching covid. (CDC)
HOPE – Treatments Studies
2200 + Clinical studies and trials have started – 10% completed https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?cond=covid&term=&cntry=&state=&city=&dist=
HOPKINS LINK look for the Treatments. This link is comprehensive.