Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic requires mitigation strategies—actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the spread of the virus. Every community is different, and mitigation strategies will vary based on the level of community transmission, characteristics of the community, and the population (CDC, 2020). Select a community to which you have easy access.
You will use this community throughout the course for real world assignments with population-focused, community-based care delivery.
In this Discussion Board, complete the following:
Describe the status of COVID-19 in your community by identifying the following information:
Number of confirmed cases Number of individuals with COVID-19 currently hospitalized Number of individuals with COVID-19 currently in the ICU Number of individuals who died from COVID-19 Outline the COVID-19 recovery plan in your community by describing the following:
Brief overview of your community’s recovery plan Stages or phases of the reopening plan Your community’s current stage or phase of reopening