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The thought of imminent sickness has a lot of people on edge. It brings on anxiety, and when you’re anxious, you want to do something to relieve it. That’s why you see stories of people stockpiling toilet paper, and disinfecting wipes, and stealing face masks.

Like you, I can’t avoid seeing and hearing all the stories about how to wash hands, avoid sick people, and use hand sanitizer to protect yourself.

As an at risk person who has spent countless hours with doctors discussing strengthening my immune system I agree that’s good advice, but I also know they’re missing a…


For many people, the holiday season is a time of giving and helping their community. While presents are often the way to spread holiday cheer, the best gift you can give is helping people who are not as fortunate. There are many safe way you can give back this holiday season.

Give Back to the Children

There are many children who are going without essential items during the pandemic. This time of year is the coldest and hardest to get through if you do not have the proper clothing or food. There are ways you can help and still follow corona virus regulations. …


It has been almost a year since we first heard about the deadly virus known as Covid-19. Even after all this time cases are still on the rise. One of the biggest sources of the surge in cases is due to the rise in cases on college campuses all across the country.

Thousands of new coronavirus cases continue to emerge on college campuses. More than 50 colleges have reported at least 1,000 cases over the course of the pandemic, and more than 375 colleges have reported at least 100 cases.

A survey was conducted by the New York Times to…


The coronavirus is a respiratory virus, which means it spreads through microscopic droplets that leave the mouth or nose when we talk, sneeze, or cough. So, this means that if you’re standing near someone who is infected with COVID-19, and neither one of you is wearing a face mask, it is highly likely that the virus will spread to you.

By covering your nose and mouth when you go in public, you will be protecting others. …


After months of being isolated at home, we are all looking forward to going out as the restrictions ease. However, the coronavirus pandemic is nowhere near being over. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, social distancing is the most effective way to protect yourself and others from the virus.

What is social Distancing?

Social distancing means keeping a safe amount of space between yourself and others. In order to correctly practice social distancing, you need to stay at least six feet or two arms’ length away from people.

Many people believe that you only need to practice social distancing when in…


During a time of panic where stay-at-home orders where put in place all over the world you might have picked up some new habits. Some might have been good and healthy such as exercising, reading, or cooking more. Meanwhile, some might have been negative such as increasing your alcohol consumption or having less motivation.

Now that the country is opening and you start heading back to normality you may find it hard to keep your good habits and kick the bad ones.

Keep Your Good Habits

While you were in your home, you had a lot more free time. In order to keep your…


The coronavirus is very stressful for many people. A pandemic is sweeping the world causing fear and anxiety. Having an uncertain future can be extremely overwhelming and hard to handle. Not many people know how to cope with these emotions in a safe and healthy way.

Recognize why you are stressed right now

During a pandemic there are many reasons to feel anxious or depressed but in order to take care of yourself you need to know whats wrong. …


If you asked me a year ago how I pictured college would go it would be the complete opposite of how it turned out to be. Not being on campus, online classes, no social events is enough to drive any college student crazy. However, there is a real-life pandemic, and going out, and partying may be even more dangerous than you think.

When you make the choice to go out to a party you are leaving a lot of things up to chance. You do not know where everyone has been. This means someone could unknowingly have covid and they…


I thought life was already hectic being a college student but I had no idea it was about to get crazier when the pandemic started to hit. Everyone is being impacted by this dangerous virus in different ways. However, people who are at risk have to worry more than everyone else. Have you ever had to trust everyone else to decide your safety? Have you ever had to worry about absolutely everything you touch because one wrong move could cost you your life? This is the life of someone who is at risk during a pandemic. …


How can help the most vulnerable people stay safe?

Have you ever been scared to simply leave your house? Have you ever had to completely rely on others to determine if you were going to be safe? This is how life is in America for many people. Most Americans know that the majority of people who are dying from the coronavirus are considered “at risk”. This means they have an underlying condition that makes the chances of Covid-19 being deadly increase largely. …

RachelGaiser

My blog is used as a stage to take about life during a pandemic while being at risk. Its purpose it to inform and to help spread the news of how to help.

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