Posts by Genevieve Schutzius

Correctional Facilities: Left Behind in Times of COVID-19

By Qianxue Zhang August 10, 2020 • 5 min read Photo courtesy: Emiliano Bar Table of Contents We’re all together in the face of this global pandemic. COVID-19 has worsened injustices in correctional facilities. People in jails are dying before their time. Remember to look back to see who has been left behind. We’re all…

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Public Restrooms and COVID-19: Guidelines for Reopening

June 29, 2020 The re-opening of the economy during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic depends on the successful re-opening of toilet facilities. Retail businesses, manufacturing firms, trade workshops, food-processing units, schools and universities, and government institutions must protect people from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. And they are in a position to support and encourage social distancing, handwashing,…

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Sanitation, Hygiene, and the Global Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By Rinnah Becker and Genevieve Schutzius April 19, 2020 • 13 min read Last updated: May 27, 2020 Table of Contents SARS-CoV-2 spreads through respiratory droplets. Advances are being made to track the spread of the virus. Handwashing and wearing cloth face coverings can reduce the spread of COVID-19. Some communities can access water for…

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