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enhanced social distancing

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by borderter, Apr 20, 2020.

  1. borderter

    borderter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    How does enhanced social distancing vary from social distancing as gp now recommends this
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I would ring the surgery and ask.
     
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  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    My social distancing is 1.5 metres with my walking stick and forearm, enhanced social distancing, that would be with the full length of my arm and stick.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps it's a Jedi mind trick...
     
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  5. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think it means even more self-righteous social distancing than normal. So we can do a Judge Dredd on Twitter at those who dare to leave their own home and get some fresh air :shifty:
     
    #5 Jim Lahey, Apr 21, 2020 at 4:56 AM
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  6. KK123

    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if it's simply the same as the difference between social distancing and stringent social distancing? Every GP or medical Professional seems to use different terms which confuses everybody. The stringent bit seems to mean 'try even harder than a normal person'/ x
     
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  7. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    I've found reference to "enhanced social distancing" regarding a report on an American "correctional facility?"
    & protocols dealing with the "guests." https://nypost.com/2020/04/20/doc-issues-enhanced-social-distancing-for-inmates-in-nyc-jails/

    To be fair I don't feel @borderter 's "lifestyle" warrants what is proposed in the above link. ;):)

    But I would suggest asking the GP on a little more clarity regarding his terminology..
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    3m rather than 2m?
     
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    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    KK123 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ha ha, only 4 allowed in the shower at a time then!
     
  11. borderter

    borderter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    I think it means just stay the heck away from every one.
     
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  13. borderter

    borderter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Asked gp and its pretty much as everyone else stay the heck away
     
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  14. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    @borderter I caught this cartoon when reading one of my online news this morning and thought of your thread here.

    Leunig has a weird sense of humour / style with his 'toons.

    [​IMG]
     
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  15. borderter

    borderter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What about a violent coughing fit that would have everyone at arms length
     
  16. borderter

    borderter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Finally had gp letter saying moderate to high risk stay well clear but excercise is now okay but if you prefer to go on shielding that is okay too !!!
     
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