How to get camera-ready for your next Zoom work meeting
With a lot of Americans working from their homes for the time being, meetings on Zoom have become the new normal. Just because you might be having your meeting from the comfort of your bed doesn’t mean that the professionalism of your workplace can’t exist at home -- so it’s a good idea to make sure you’re looking your best. StyleWise style editor Jon Jordan has a few simple ways you can easily transform your Zoom meeting aesthetic from casual at-home to business chic. Jordan says there are a few easy things you can do to improve the way you look on Zoom, including having a background with pop of color and having the perfect lighting. Check out Jordan’s latest StyleWise video, and make sure you like and subscribe to see more.
Tips & Tricks For Babysitting Remotely
Its called Babysitting Remotely or virtual childcare and it is used to help entertain, look after, or care for a child remotely by using a video calling app such as Skype or Facetime. The staff at babysits.com has shared some tips, tricks and real-life experiences for you to consider before your first remote babysitting experience. If a parent really needs to concentrate on their work or has a meeting, babysitting remotely is perfect. If a parent really needs to concentrate on their work or has a meeting, babysitting remotely is perfect. Tip 8: There are actually a lot of activities that you still can do while babysitting remotely.detroit.cbslocal.com
Greenhouse owners concerned over financial impact of Michigan’s extended stay-at-home order
BELLEVILLE, Mich. – Robson’s Greenhouse in Belleville is usually extremely busy on Easter weekend. Gretchen Whitmer’s extended stay-at-home order deems greenhouses and garden centers non-essential -- impacting the industry’s busiest time of the year. Robson’s Greenhouse, a family-run business established in 1929, is only open from mid-May until June. “If we cannot get this stuff out it turns to garbage," says Kevin Robson, owner of Robson’s Greenhouse. He hopes others can enjoy his products during this time, as he says flowers are the “best mental health remedy.”
Michigan reports 206 new coronavirus deaths, highest daily total
Some could have occurred days or weeks earlier but they were added to the official count after death certificates were matched to a registry of confirmed coronavirus cases, the state health department said. “It appears from current COVID-19 cases and modeling that the curve is significantly flattening,” university spokeswoman Mary Masson said. Separately, Mayor Mike Duggan reported seven more deaths among Detroit nursing home residents, raising the city’s total to at least 18. About 27% of Michigan’s coronavirus cases and 25% of deaths were Detroit residents. TESTINGThe state health department expanded the priority testing list to people who are allowed to work in person under Whitmer’s stay-home measure.
What happens if you violate Michigan’s stay-at-home order?
Gretchen Whitmer extended the state’s stay-at-home order Thursday, while adding several restrictions that weren’t in the original order. For instance, in the new order, which will be in effect until April 30, prohibits people from traveling between residences they may own. Read more about the extended order here. Both businesses and people who violate the order, which intends to promote social distancing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, are subject to penalties. If you violate orders related to the outbreak, you could receive a civil fine up to $1,000.
WATCH: Michigan governor extends stay-at-home order, provides state COVID-19 update
Gretchen Whitmer extended the state’s stay-at-home order until the end of the month on Thursday. READ: Michigan extends ‘stay home’ order to April 30 -- What you need to knowWhitmer said the order, which aims to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), is extended until April 30. See those models below:As of Thursday, there are 21,504 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan, and 1,076 have died. Watch Thursday’s press conference below:Governor Whitmer provides update on COVID-19. https://t.co/3sM5b9RLT5 — Michigan State Police (@MichStatePolice) April 9, 2020Read More:
VIDEO: Take a drive through eerily empty Downtown Detroit amid coronavirus
DETROIT – Coronavirus has left the streets of Downtown Detroit eerily quiet and empty. With most businesses shut down and a “stay-at-home” order in effect for Michigan, many downtown areas are at a standstill. Uniquely Detroit’s Alex Atwell took a ride through Downtown Detroit to see just how empty the area is due to the virus. Watch the video above.