Thanks, Drew! I think the advice to “stay indoors,” and “stay home” are basically bumper stickers — catchy, but not fully explanatory. People in crowded, urban environments obviously can’t easily go out AND stay away from other people, but those of us who live in more sparsely populated areas can and should go outside, while maintaining social distancing and staying away from public areas. Enjoy your runs!

A.M. Carter earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida. She writes about philosophy, science, politics and current events.

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