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CORONAVIRUS HEALTH, Public Health

10 Tips for Not Getting or Spreading Coronavirus:

  1. Learn when and how to wash your hands to prevent getting infected after touching surfaces by clicking this link: When and How to Wash Your Hands

 

  1. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

 

  1. Don’t assume people who aren’t sick are not infected. Avoid close contact with others not in your household and wash hands after touching surfaces touched by others, even if everyone appears well.

 

  1. Minimize or totally avoid spending time in enclosed spaces when people who don’t live with you are present, especially when numerous others are present. It is safest to remain out doors even when 6 feet away from others and even when everyone is wearing masks.

 

  1. Minimize or totally avoid spending time in poorly ventilated, enclosed spaces when others not in your household have been present recently-especially if many people have been present recently and especially if they have been in that location for numerous hours.

 

  1. When you can’t avoid contact with people who do not live in your household, consider these phrases as you move through your day:

    • People Can Spread the Virus Even If They Are Not Sick

    • Outdoors Is Much Safer Than Indoors

    • 6 Feet is Not a Magic Number

    • The Further Away, the Lower the Risk

    • The Less Time Spent Indoors with Others Who Don’t Live with You, the Lower the Risk

    • Open Windows, Good Ventilation, Masks & Face Shields or Goggles Are Your Friends

    • Some Masks Are More Protective Than Others (see tip # 7 below)

 

  1. Watch the following humorous Video by Doctor Mike Hansen that explains Airborne Transmission of Corona Virus. A warning this video has some partial nudity; some viewers may find it objectionable- viewer discretion is advised.

 

  1. After you leave work or any place where you have been in close contact with others or in an enclosed space with others for a long period of time during the day, use the tips on this link to keep you and your household safe: After You Leave Work

 

  1. Understand levels of risk. Check out this infographic on masks and distance.

 

10. These Tips Are Not the End-All-Be-All to staying safe during the pandemic.

Information can change as scientists learn more about the virus.

Keep up to date with the latest findings on how to protect yourself and those you love– Stay Informed!

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