Communities Come Together as Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens – Ms. Magazine

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Public health officials have warned that the global outbreak of COVID-19 is going to get worse before it gets better. Major U.S. cities have begun “sheltering in place,” images of empty grocery store shelves have flooded social media, Americans across the country have self-quarantined and the United States healthcare system is at serious risk of being overwhelmed in the coming weeks.

But among the panic this pandemic has wrought, stories are emerging every day of neighbors going above and beyond to help one another in this time of need and lending a hand to at-risk, elderly and immunocompromised folks in their communities.

Now we’re asking our readers to let us know how their communities are coming together. Click here to tell us: how are you taking care of one another during this unprecedented time? What are some creative ways you’re staying connected? How are…

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