Whatever your stance is on the Coronavirus, the fact is that new cases are skyrocketing once again throughout the United States. There are certain places you can avoid that will drastically decrease your chances of getting sick from the virus.

There were approximately 1,100 news cases of Coronavirus in the state of Idaho for the week of February 7, according to data at coronavirus.idaho.gov. That might not seem like a lot, but this figure reflects only those who sought medical care for symptoms.

In my wife's family, five members received confirmation they contracted the virus last week. My aunt also was sickened by Coronavirus recently. How I've managed to dodge the virus all this time I'll never know.

More than 4,500 Idahoans have died since the pandemic officially began its assault on the U.S. in early 2020. Some people are taking every precaution to avoid the virus, and others are choosing to live life without any fear of getting sick. According to sfsafe,org, avoiding an arrest will greatly decrease your odds of getting Coronavirus.

Jails and bars are the two places where people have the highest risk of getting the virus, according to information on the website. Other high-risk places include large indoor/outdoor events, churches, gyms, airports, and hospitals.

The majority of people I know that have contracted Coronavirus have been very diligent regarding personal care in attempting to avoid getting sick. Hopefully, you'll weather the Coronavirus storm and avoid hospitalization. Take care of yourself, and be sure to seek help if you develop the most common symptoms of the virus, which are fever, cough, sore throat, and fatigue.

Answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?

Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.

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