Mandatory Good News: 10 Ways People Are Helping Healthcare Workers During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Some people say idle hands are the devil’s playthings. We think people should do what they want with their hands as long as they’re washed. After all, everyone is feeling anxious these days due to the coronavirus outbreak. If twiddling thumbs isn’t you’re jam, look to others for inspiration. There are so many ways to help during the pandemic even if you don’t have a medical degree.

When you help others, you help yourself as well. Studies show those who volunteer are happier in the long run. Plus, Americans are proving their anxious mitts can do a whole lot of good. From sea to shining sea, people are feeding, celebrating and helping heroic healthcare workers. Here’s a list of 10 ways everyday people are lending a hand while safely social distancing.

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