With so many people working from home, it’s safe to say you’ll likely save gas money amid the outbreak.
But if you aren’t careful, you’ll end up handing the extra money back over to the power company.
Here's the Buzz: Experts recommend unplugging devices when you aren't using them. TVs and phone chargers still use electricity even when they’re not in use.
Also, small changes to your thermostat can go a long way. If you can stand the house being one degree warmer or cooler, you could shave a few bucks off of your bill.
Allergies vs. Coronavirus
As the First Coast faces the coronavirus outbreak, allergy season has arrived. With pollen comes sneezing and sniffles, so, how can you tell the difference between the virus or allergies?
Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic say allergies come with itchiness in the eyes and nose, along with congestion and sneezing.
But COVID-19 on the other hand, has more severe symptoms, including fever, cough and shortness of breath.
'We Are the World'
Lionel Richie is considering a remake of ‘We Are the World’ to help fight coronavirus.
Back in the 80s, the song topped the Billboard charts and was recorded to help those starving in Africa.
The hit record raised more than $63M and Richie says the remake would help raise funds for resources to combat COVID-19.
He also says, he hopes the record will spread the message of unity.
Tech company donates masks
Apple is donating millions of masks to health care professionals amid the growing shortage of medical supplies.
Here’s the Buzz: Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted that the company has been working to help source supplies and plans to donate masks ro providers in the U.S. and Europe.
The company previously said it was committing $15M to help with worldwide recovery from COVID-19.
Gas prices drop amid ourbreak
Have you seen gas prices? Experts say it's because of the coronavirus that prices keep dropping.
AAA says the national average for gas is $2.15, which is $0.44 cheaper than the average a year ago.
The last time gas prices were this low was back in December 2016. 19 states, including Florida now have gas price averages that are less than two dollars per gallon.