'Dude with Sign' Expresses Solidarity and Urges People to Stay inside Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Junie Sihlangu
Mar 24, 2020
07:00 A.M.
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Seth Phillips is commonly known as the “Dude with Sign” on social media. He is one of the people who are doing their bit to bring awareness to the coronavirus pandemic.


This week, Phillips took to his Instagram page to share a couple of images of himself holding his usual brown cardboard with some words of advice to people. For those who don’t know him, the Instagram star who stands, usually outside, holding up a sign with words that address an issue he has or things he finds annoying.

However, this time, his focus was on the coronavirus outbreak and he was giving tips to people on how to stay safe. Phillips shared several images with some useful guidance.

Coronavirus quarantine sign | Photo: Pixabay/Alexey_Hulsov


Dude with Sign give COVID-19 tips

One of his signs read: “We’re in this together,” while another one read, “Stop touching your face.” He also urged people to wash their hands and clean their phones.

In the caption of his post, he explained that he was working with Instagram and the World Health Organization (WHO) to help “raise awareness to key best practices.” He shared that he was also working them to give people “reliable information.”


McConaughey’s message of encouragement

Phillips ended his post by encouraging people to visit the WHO’s website for further updates and information about the coronavirus. Celebrities have also reached out with words of encouragement to people amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Tuesday, Matthew McConaughey took to his social media accounts to urge people to unite during these trying times. He asked everyone to take care of one another.


Schwarzenegger pleads for self-isolation

Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter with a short video featuring his two pets, miniature horse Whiskey, and donkey Lulu. In the clip, he urged people to stay indoors.


Tom hanks infected with virus

Tom Hanks is one of the celebrities that have revealed that they’re infected with the virus. This week he gave an update on how he and his wife, Rita Wilson, were doing.


Hanks is in self-isolation

The “Forrest Gump” actor shared with his fans that they were in self-isolation in Australia. He explained that their symptoms hadn’t changed but that doing any chores often led to them needing to nap.


Idris Elba has the virus

Idris Elba also took to social media recently to reveal that, he too, had caught the coronavirus. He explained in the video that he felt fine and encouraged people to stay vigilant.

We at AmoMama do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDC, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated. Take care!