BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore native and Tony Award-Winning actor Andre De Shields posted on Twitter Friday a video of some CDC recommended tips on how everyone can stay safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“We know that the coronavirus is a global health issue,” Shields said. “We know that the disaster involves the entire world. And we know that we’re in this all together.”


Shields gave viewers of the video the following four tips:

  1. “We can slow the spread of the virus by sheltering in place, except for essential services.”
  2. “When you have to leave the house, be sure to maintain a distance of safety.”
  3. “Wash your hands. Wash them often and wash them thoroughly.”
  4. “Once you have taken care of yourself, take care of somebody else.”

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