The “stay at home” order from Governor JB Pritzker along with the temporary postponement of school for millions of Illinoisans may have some going stir crazy. An expert with the Madison County Health Department reminds that just because you are being told to stay at home to “flatten the curve” there is still plenty you can do with your time.

Amy Yeager tells The Big Z you can use this as a chance to connect or re-connect with your family.

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She goes on to say that while many complain about how busy they are and how hectic life is, this is an opportunity to slow down and enjoy each other’s company.

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