COVID-19 in 2023: What Now?
As we begin 2023, it’s safe to say the rules for COVID-19 have changed. Required mask-wearing and social distancing are largely a thing of the past. People have returned to crowded shopping malls, sold-out stadiums, and busy workplaces in droves. However, COVID-19 is still present.
In August 2022, the stopped recommending social distancing as a way to combat COVID-19 and shifted COVID-19 prevention guidelines to prioritize vaccines and boosters. To date, nearly 79% of the U.S. population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Major health findings for COVID-19 in 2022 revolved around new variants of the virus, specifically the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant. One thing is certain as we kick off another year: remains pivotal to protecting us all.
IIf you are experiencing symptoms and think you might have COVID-19, you should isolate yourself until you get tested and receive your results.
But what does it mean to test positive for COVID-19 in 2023, now that mask requirements are gone and life is essentially back to normal? The answer hasn’t changed, according to the CDC. After testing positive, you should still isolate yourself from others for .
During this time:
IIf your symptoms improve after five days, you may discontinue isolation. If they do not, continue to isolate yourself until you are fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication) AND your symptoms are improving.
Regardless of when you end isolation, avoid contact with anyone at high risk for COVID-19 complications, including the elderly (age 65 and up), people with weakened immune systems, and people with lung issues (such as asthma or COPD). You should also wear a high-quality mask indoors at home and in public for 10 days after a positive test.
Please use your best judgement and please put the safety of yourself and your neighbors first.
We have been advised as an HOA, that the Solar Company has communicated with the St. David’s homeowners directly that they are exploring the possibility to relocate the island switchgear and the HOA is fully cooperative. As future information is available, we will keep you informed.
Mr. Softee has been extended untill September 29th 5PM-7PM
Reminder: As you know, LeisureTowne does not own the streets or the islands within our community, these areas are owned by the Township of Southampton. Questions should be referred to either the Township or the Solar Farm Project Management Company. (732-860-4660/ firstname.lastname@example.org)