Many viewers and social media users reported receiving a text message saying Martial law is coming, and to stock up on a "two weeks supply" of things you will need. People thought it was real, and soon it went viral. 

The National Security Council says those text messages are completely false.

TRI-CITIES, WA - In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many employees are making the transition from the office to working from home. It's essential for workers to adapt to the household setting and find creative ways to stay motivated while on the clock.

We spoke to Risk Management Expert John Roach and author of the article, Flattening the Curve in the Tri-Cities: Coronavirus Readiness and Community Resilience about why social distancing works.

"The most effective tool that we have at our disposal, in order to spread out that impact is social distancing. Because what social distancing does is that it breaks the train of transmission," Roach said.

TRI-CITIES, WA - Whether you realize it or not, the people you surround yourself with have significant influence on your life. That's why it's essential to develop an inner circle full of people you admire.

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