As a result of efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19, home insurance carriers may see an uptick in claims resulting from kitchen accidents, water overflow damage or sewer backups. (Shutterstock) As a result of efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19, home insurance carriers may see an uptick in claims resulting from kitchen accidents, water overflow damage or sewer backups. (Shutterstock)

Social distancing and sheltering in place are now part of government policy as well as the mainstream dialogue. But most of the information circulating regarding COVID-19 prevention focuses on public spaces and interactions (or lack thereof).

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