Life during COVID-19

An empty basketball court Wednesday afternoon at Riverside Park. Officials say you can exercise outside as long you maintain proper social-distancing guidelines.

Q: Can I exercise outside under the stay-at-home order?

A: Yes, there is nothing prohibiting you from safely exercising outside under Victoria’s stay-at-home orders or the statewide stay-at-home orders. The orders still require that you follow best guidelines for safety, like maintaining more than 6 feet of physical distance from other people, but you can walk, bike or jog outside as long as you are not in close proximity to other people.

Ciara McCarthy covers public health for the Victoria Advocate as a Report for America corps member. You can reach her at cmccarthy@vicad.com or at 580-6597 or on Twitter at @mccarthy_ciara. To support local journalism at the Advocate through Report for America, go to VictoriaAdvocate.com/report.

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Ciara McCarthy covers public health and health care for the Advocate as a Report for America corps member. Questions, tips, or ideas? Please get in touch: cmccarthy@vicad.com or call 361-580-6597.

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