The same person who authored the Medium article featured in my original “Read this NOW” post has come out with an update, and this time he had lots of help. The new version has concrete suggestions of good ways to contain the coronavirus outbreak, and has the added benefit of only requiring harsh restrictions for a limited amount of time — they estimate 7 weeks.
Using similar measures, China was able to control their epidemic in around two weeks. And South Korea is having similar success now.
There is also a White House petition you can (and should) sign.