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POLL: Are you prepared to self-isolate for 14 days or longer?

Residents stock up on toilet paper at Kelowna's Costco, March 6.
Image Credit: Kathy Michaels
March 13, 2020 - 4:30 PM

The CDC and Health Canada has said everyone should be prepared to self-isolate for 14 days or longer to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.

This is particularly important for older people and those with underlying chronic conditions or immunocompromised people.

People travelling from certain high risk destinations will be asked to self-isolate for at home for at least 14 days. It's also likely for anyone who has a high risk of exposure, whether they have symptoms of COVID-19 or not. 

Trouble is, panic-buying of certain items like hand sanitizer and toilet paper has made those items largely unavailable to people who need it most might.

So, let's get a quick check up: Is the buying frenzy over? Can we share the TP?





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