Enduring Difficult Times

COVID-19 Virus

Published April 21st, 2020

Enduring Difficult Times

In what seems like a very long month since most of the US instituted severe measures to slow the spread of the disease, COVID-19 has grown into a true global pandemic, shifting from China as the epicenter of the outbreak to parts of the Middle East, Europe and now to the United States where there are more cases than any other nation in the world. It has impacted our industry, our economies, and our lives in countless and previously unimaginable ways.

Nascent Health Sciences and SoPure Stevia have not been exceptions to these changes. Although our manufacturing operations remain unaffected and our ability to service our customers undeterred, we’ve had to suspend our roadshow travels and conference events until further notice.

In these tumultuous times, we’d like to send best wishes to our employees, colleagues, customers and business partners. May you and your loved ones stay safe and in good health. We encourage everyone to do their part in slowing the spread of the coronavirus by practicing all recommended public health guidelines (keep reading further below for more details). We’d also like to thank all the healthcare workers and essential employees tirelessly combating the disease in service of the public. Although people may have become more physically and socially distant in this past month, we’re hopeful these times of crisis will ultimately band our communities and bring us all closer together than ever before.

How to Protect Yourself

Keep you, your family, and your communities healthy by following guidelines for protecting against COVID-19. Below’s a brief summary of the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), but don’t stop there and make sure you visit their site for the full details on how we can stop the coronavirus in its tracks.

  • Know How It Spreads – prevent exposure by limiting person-to-person contact
  • Clean Your Hands Often – wash your hands with soap and water for 20+ seconds
  • Avoid Close Contact – avoid those who are sick and distance yourself from others in public settings
  • Stay Home If You’re Sick – only leave if you require urgent medical care
  • Cover Coughs and Sneezes – covering yourself will help prevent spread of illness
  • Wear a Facemask – wear a facemask around others if you feel ill
  • Clean and Disinfect – target frequently touched surfaces such as tables, doorknobs, switches, phones, etc.

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