FEMA releases coronavirus rumor control website

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has launched a coronavirus rumor control website.

Among the questions the website addresses are “Myth: FEMA has deployed military assets,” “Myth: I need to stockpile as many groceries and supplies as I can,” and “Myth: I heard that the government is sending $1,000 checks. How do I sign up?”

Click here to reach the FEMA website.

Other items discussed on the website include questions about a national lockdown and if only people over age 60 are at risk for the coronavirus.

“Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis, stay informed with our updated Myth vs. Facts related to COVID-19,” the website says.

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