Beaches, parks and streets, including San Marcos’ own Sewell Park, have flooded with Generation Z in recent weeks, and more and more young people have potentially placed themselves and those around them at risk of COVID-19.
WHY are there like 3,000 people at sewell park?! y’all are so hard headed bro it’s infuriating
— del (@poolboiblu) March 24, 2020
It is imperative that young people practice social distancing now more than ever to ensure that they are not placing family members and loved ones at risk—especially the elderly or those with pre-existing health conditions. Gen Z, Take The Virus Seriously highlights messages from prominent global figures calling for social distancing, along with what The University Star’s editorial board members are doing to keep themselves occupied throughout this challenging time period.
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Individuals concerned about possible exposure to COVID-19 are encouraged to contact their healthcare provider or the Hays County Local Health Department at 512.393.5520. For additional information about COVID-19, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services or the Centers for Disease Control website.
The University Star’s COVID-19 coverage can be found here.