HealthDay Reports: Why Teens and Young Adults Aren't Social Distancing
Social distancing has been in place across the country for the last few weeks, but that doesn't mean younger generations are following its protocols. Recently, photos have emerged of crowded beaches and bars packed with people, all seemingly ignoring the call to stay at home and avoid crowds.
Our HealthDay reporter Serena Gordon talked to experts about why teens and young adults aren't practicing social distancing and how to talk to them about it in a constructive way.
Why Are Teens and Millennials Ignoring Coronavirus Warnings?
THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In what can only be described as the stupidity of youth, at least one young person in Kentucky has been infected with COVID-19 after taking part in a "coronavirus party."
The revelers got together "thinking they were invincible" and purposely defied state guidance to practice social distancing, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday.