We hope your family is safe and healthy. During these unprecedented times, it’s more important than ever to get outdoors and get some VitaminN. Nature Net is here to help! Here’s the current status of our Nature Net members. Please remember to practice social distancing. [Updated 5/7/2021]
What are Essential Activities?
DEFINITIONS [per State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services Emergency Order #12 Safer at Home Order]
- Essential Activities. Individuals may leave their home or residence to perform any of the following:
C. Outdoor activity. To engage in outdoor activity, including visiting public and state parks, provided individuals comply with Social Distancing Requirements as defined below. Such activities include, by way of example and without limitation, walking, biking, hiking, or running. Individuals may not engage in team or contact sports such as by way of example and without limitation, basketball, ultimate frisbee, soccer, or football, as these activities do not comply with Social Distancing Requirements. Playgrounds are closed.
Social distancing means minimizing contact with people and keeping a distance of at least six feet between you and others. These measures are put in place to help slow down or stop the spread of a contagious disease. On a large scale, examples of social distancing are limiting gatherings of 10 people or more, canceling events, and closing buildings. On a small scale, these measures include practicing good hygiene habits and limiting in-person contact with others. (From https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p02620b.pdf)
- What Mask to Wear When You Go Out (New York Times) – A look at some of the types of masks you might encounter, how they work, what to consider when making your own and the level of protection they could provide.