April 20, 2020
Go-Here World Health Organization Viber App
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations’ agency for health. As part of the organization’s efforts to keep the general public updated on COVID-19, they have developed a handy interactive chatbot on Viber. If you’re an iPhone user, you can download it on the App Store while Droid users can get it on Google Play. The chatbot allows you to get accurate information in multiple languages.
Go-Here The Latest Numbers on Coronavirus’ Impact on the Residential Real Estate Market (Forbes)
As expected, the number of homes for sale declined by 15.7% in March compared to the same period last year. At the same time, the national median listing price rose 3.8% to $320,000. Given the impact of the Coronavirus, sellers who do not have to sell are deciding to shy away from listing their homes. The dynamics of the market are attractive for buyers. Since there is less competition, you are more likely to get a good deal.
Go-Here The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House
Last week, we shared the CDC’s website. This is another great one to bookmark. Stay updated on official information from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House. Beyond news and health information, this website also offers resources for individuals and business owners.
Go-Here What to Know about the Coronavirus and Blood Donation (American Red Cross)
Hospitals are almost always short on blood. If you are able, please consider donating blood at the American Red Cross or other blood centers that are close to your home. Blood donations are essential for saving lives and aid patients with cancer and many other health complications. Blood centers across the country fear shortages due to the impact of the Coronavirus. The U.S. Surgeon General stated, “You can still go out and donate blood. We’re worried about potential blood shortages in the future. Social distancing does not have to mean social disengagement.”
Go-Here How to Maintain Good Habits Now That Coronavirus Has Blown up Your Routine (GQ)
If these uncertain times have thrown your day-to-day life in flux, you’re not alone. With shelter-in-place orders across the U.S., we are all adjusting to not being able to live our lives in the ways we’re accustomed to. Routines have been disrupted. Some sources of joy and fulfillment are unavailable. It’s even more important now than ever to create a new routine that keeps you disciplined and healthy.Be on the lookout next week for another curated collection of valuable resources!
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