As those who govern, law must find ways to “flatten the curve” that don’t perpetuate the already heightened division of the haves and the have nots amidst fear of legal repercussion.
Throughout the 14 days, Irwin carried on with campus business via telemeetings and other digital communication, which will continue as long as the state’s stay-at-home order is in place and the UH System is practicing social distancing.
It is important that we are mindful of whose opinions and beliefs we trust, and what the basis of their opinions and beliefs are.
“So, day to day life for me is a little different than how it would be in the United States.” —Sienna Wareham, on life in South Korea during the coronavirus pandemic.
In response to recent stay-at-home orders, observatories are now limiting scientific operations on Maunakea and at base facilities, but ramping up virtual outreach to community.
On the forefront of current local agriculture discussions is good hygiene and food safety practices, allowing employees who feel sick to stay home without fear of losing their job, and being aware of the risks of COVID-19 to older farmers.
Most classes at UH Hilo move online today through the end of the term in response to the coronavirus. Some classes have components which cannot be conducted online and will meet in person.
If social distancing and home quarantine are practiced during the COVID-19 health crisis, the number of people needing critical care will decrease significantly. And there are ways for improving behavioral and mental health as we all cope.