The second wave of COVID-19 is coming, and we have been educating to cope with the pandemic seriously. Here are some common tips for staying safe during this hard period.
Wear N95 masks outdoors
N95 masks can block 95% of very small particles and it can be used to protect you from viruses. If N95 masks are not available, you can use surgical masks or cloth masks, and they can provide some protection.
Have frequent hand-washing
COVID-19 virus can spread through contact transmission. You have an increased chance to get inflection if your hands touched infected people or contaminated objects with COVID-19 germs. Also, hand-washing is always an important way to prevent respiratory diseases, including covid-19. Wash hands with soap in a frequent manner like per 2 hours.
Keep social distancing
Social distancing is boring and even frustrating, but it is responsible to do this as much as possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The surge of Covid-19 cases in the United States demonstrates that social distancing is a must. Do online shopping to avoid social contact with a crowd of people in the supermarket and entertain yourselves with relaxing home activities like watching movies or indoor workouts.
Care food safety
Although there is no evidence indicating that we can be infected from food sources, we shall also take food safety seriously to prevent some common foodborne diseases. You are advised to separate raw and cooked food, and raw meat shall be cooked thoroughly. Store food at temperatures below 5 °C or above 60 °C.
Among these tips, social distance is very important, and do stay at home if possible. Take care and stay safe.