In this pandemic 2020/2021 COVID 19 has made ill to thousands of people. This disease is spreading fast across the world and needs to stop. In this article we will discuss the best three methods that will help you protect yourself from getting infected by COVID 19.
Maintain personal hygiene
This has been repeatedly mentioned by doctors and many health experts that you need to maintain extra special personal hygiene at this time of the World Pandemic. We all know the fact that the main cause of spreading Coronavirus is the spread of the in sneezing and coughing droplets from the patients. These droplets can be anywhere or ay surface. Hence you need to make sure that you keep up with your personal hygiene and keep yourself sanitized.
Wash your hands frequently- WHO has suggested that you should be your hands frequently with soap. This will kill germs and help you protect yourself from the virus infection. You can also use alcohol-based sanitizers in case you are unable to wash hands.
Don’t touch your face- when you are working outside the house or working among the people. You should cover your face with the mask or shield. It is also advisable by the doctors that you should not touch your face with your hands. This may transmit the coronavirus to your eyes, nose, and mouth.
Cover your face while sneezing and coughing- since the virus is spread with the sneeze or cough droplets, you must practice the habit of covering your sneeze and coughs among people. However, if you sick or feeling low, stay at home and isolate yourself from your family.
Keep your house and work area clean
Scientists have tried to study the survival of the virus apart from the human host. But it is advisable if you keep your house and work area clean and disinfected. You must regularly clean the surfaces with the disinfectant cleaners. Refer to some of the cleaning tips explained by the experts.
Use disinfectant with the right ingredient- As per the CDC guidelines, you can use the household bleach solutions with 70% alcohol or more. You must also use the EPA registered household disinfectants for cleaning the house surface. These solutions with the combinations will be effective from killing the virus’s presence.
Follow cleaning procedure- For cleaning the house and work surface you must first clean the surface with a clean cloth. It will dust off the dirt from the surface. Now you can spray the disinfectant on the surface and let it sit for some time as per the instruction on the cleaning solution package. After that you can wipe off the surface with clean cloth again.
Clean the right surface- clean the surface with high touch ability. If the surface is used by the other members of the family like elders and kids, you must clean and keep it disinfected. The surface like countertops, kitchens, doorknobs, and play area in the house should be cleaned with the disinfected sprays and solutions. Another expert tip is to clean and sanitize your mobile phones. As they are mostly exposed to germs and viruses in the current scenario.
Practice Social Distancing
The best way to protect yourself and others from COVID 19 is to practice social distancing. Keep yourself away from the people and maintain the distance of one foot at least. By keeping your distance, you will not get infected and they will be saved from the infections if you are infected. The government has taken extreme measures to exhibit social distancing in the past few months by closing schools, isolating sick patients, and closing public places like parks, halls, and theatres. Don’t do handshakes and use digital means for work meetings and personal calls.