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Triad family writing messages of love, hope, hygiene on sidewalks

A High Point family is using sidewalk chalk to share inspirational messages during stay-at-home order

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point family turned their sidewalks into works of art.

Jon, Wendy, and their three kids, Chloe, Ava and Jaron decorated their sidewalk with chalk art for the neighborhood to see during the stay-at-home order.

Messages from, "Say your prayers and wash your hands," to simple thanks to the postal carriers were written in bright colors on the concrete.

They aren't the only family doing this. The Burchette's posted their work to a Facebook group of people across the nation creating sidewalk art masterpieces.

Social Diss Sidewalk Chalk Art Exhibit originated in Kentucky, and now has hundreds of members.

Social Diss Sidewalk Chalk Art Exhibit has 353 members. Show us (and the neighborhood) your skillz!


Remember facts, not fear when talking about the coronavirus. You should take the same measures recommended by health leaders to prevent the spread of the flu and other viruses. That means washing your hands, avoiding touching your face, and covering coughs and sneezes.

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It is important to make sure the information you are getting about the coronavirus is coming directly from reliable sources like the CDC and NCDHHS. Be careful not to spread misinformation about coronavirus on social media. 

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The state also has a special hotline set up where you can call 866-462-3821 for more information on the coronavirus. You can also submit questions online at ncpoisoncontrol.org or select chat to talk with someone about the virus.

You can also text keyword VIRUS to WFMY News 2 at 336-379-5775 to find out more information.

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