As many states start to relax their stay-at-home orders, individuals and families are navigating how best to reengage with what was once everyday life.
For some, the fear of contracting coronavirus feels remote. They will resume errands, shopping and appointments as they once did.
Others will be more cautious, looking to scientists for guidance on how to weigh the risks of leaving home. As part of Just the FAQs: Coronavirus Conversations, USA TODAY interviewed four specialists to get answers to some of your most pressing questions. Tim Lant and Joshua LaBaer at Arizona State University are now working on models to track the spread of the virus in Arizona. The University of Chicago’s Devin G. Pope studied how the virus spreads in restaurants and bars. And Dr. Peter Alperin of San Francisco is an expert on telemedicine.
This is their advice on new ground rules for resuming common activities: