Coronavirus safety and prevention tips


Coronavirus safety and prevention tips.

Major airports have begun screening passengers for the coronavirus.

While there is still much to learn about the Wuhan outbreak, scientists do know a bit about similar coronaviruses and other respiratory illnesses like influenza.

Below are some Coronavirus safety and prevention tips you can practice from the American Red Cross.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community.
  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

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  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing; throw used tissues in the trash. If a tissue isn’t available, cough or sneeze into your elbow or sleeve, not your hands.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, computers, phones, keyboards, sinks, toilets, and countertops.
  • If surfaces are dirty, clean them – use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.

I hope the measures help the spread of coronavirus.