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Social distancing (Public health)

LC control no.sh2020006604
Topical headingSocial distancing (Public health)
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Variant(s)Distancing, Physical (Public health)
Distancing, Social (Public health)
Physical distancing (Public health)
Social distance--Health aspects
See alsoCommunicable diseases--Prevention
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Public health
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Found inWork cat: Global health alert: coronavirus 2019 : for 14 days after your trip--- stay home. Monitor your health. Practice social distancing, 2020.
a OED online, July 27, 2020 social distancing, n. (sense 2. The action or practice of maintaining a certain physical distance from, or limiting physical contact with, another person or people (esp. family and friends), esp. in order to avoid catching or transmitting an infectious disease, or as one of a number of public health measures designed to inhibit its spread.)
CDC web site, Sept. 16, 2020 Social distancing (Social distancing, also called "physical distancing," means keeping a safe space between yourself and other people who are not from your household)
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving web site, Sept. 16, 2020 (Keeping social distance: According to the CDC, social distancing involves remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance whenever possible to limit the ability of the virus to spread)