Coronavirus Special Features

When Will You Get Your Stimulus Check? IRS Launches Online Tracker to Check Status

Many people are wondering: When will I receive my stimulus check? Here are the details, according to guidance from the House Ways and Means Committee.
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Is It Safe to Wear Contact Lenses During Coronavirus Pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic is raising new healthcare questions by the minute. The most common one for optometrists is whether or not it’s safe to wear contact lenses. Here’s what the WHO and the CDC had to say.
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Are You Eligible for a Coronavirus Refund From Your Car Insurer?

To prevent customers from overpaying for their car coverage, auto insurers have announced payback programs that will be instated during the coronavirus outbreak. See the list of insurance companies issuing refunds to auto customers here.
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Crush the Curve: How New Zealand Is Winning Against the Coronavirus

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, many now know what “flattening the curve” is. Some public health experts are urging for a more drastic solution, or “crushing the curve.” Learn how New Zealand is using that method successfully against COVID-19
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Coronavirus: How to Keep Your Home Green While Social Distancing

While your household is already adjusting to the effects of COVID-19, now is a great time to audit how eco-friendly your home is. Here are some tips on how to keep your home green while social distancing.
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Can You Get Fined for Not Adhering to Social Distancing Guidelines?

With strict social distancing guidelines still in effect across the country, many are wondering if these parameters are enforceable by law. Cities across the country are using different means of keeping community members from gathering in groups.
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Experts Share Predictions About When We Can Travel Again

With social distancing guidelines in effect well into May in some states, many are wondering when they might be able to travel again. See the details.
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How to Know What's Available at Your Supermarket From Home

An app based out of Washington, D.C. wants to use the power of crowdsourcing to help users know what is, and isn’t, available at their local grocery stores without leaving the house. Learn how the OurStreets Supplies map works here!
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6 Easter Activities Perfect for Families During Social Distancing

This year’s Easter can serve as a great escape and bonding opportunity if you and your family find yourselves at home per a stay-at-home order in your area. Here are some great activities for families celebrating Easter while social distancing.
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Your Face Mask and Covering Questions, Answered

We went to the experts to answer your most pressing questions about face masks and homemade face coverings and how to best protect yourself and others from infection.
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