Stay at Home
Limit all of your non-essential travel, unless you're going food, medicines or other other must haves. Unless you have to go outside, don't.
Wash your Hands
Practice good hygiene by washing your hands with soap and water or disinfect with hand sanitize. The best manner to wash your hands is with rinsing your hands under water with antibacterial soap for at least 20 seconds. A great tip is to recite the alphabet while you are rinsing. Here are great deals for antibacterial soap, both bar and liquid.
Check your Temperature
Check your temperature twice a day. Normal body temperature vary per person based on age, activity and time of day, but the average is generally a temperature of 98.6 F (37 C) degrees. Body temperatures of over 100.4 F (38 C) degrees are fevers that are usually caused by an infection or illness.
For your medical aid at home, below is a first aid kit with pieces ranging in bandages to sewing kits. You will also find a great thermometers for temperature measure for both adults and children.
Stay in a Specific Room
If you're sick or suspect yourself to be sick, its best to stay in a designated room. This will assure that you are away from your loved ones. If possible, have a designated bathroom/toilet as well.
Watch for other Symptoms
Aside from fever, COVID-19 symptoms include cough, difficulty breathing, loss of appetite, and fatigue. In some individuals, a loss of sense of smell and taste.
Practice Social Distancing
If you must go outside, maintain a distance of 3 to 6 feet from others. Keep this in mind while walking your pets, food shopping at your local markets, banking at your financial center, etc.
Call your Doctor or Hospital before Visiting
If you need to seek medical attention for viral symptoms or medical care reasons, contact your doctor or hospital ahead of time so that they are able to prepare and take precaution before your arrival. Medical professionals are very busy working with and on other patients, it would be best to gain their medical advice before arriving at a medical facility.
Its extremely crucial that we all care for ourselves throughout these times. Following these steps will assure that we are caring for ourselves and others.
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