The COVID-19 news was a shock to the world. The changes in everyday life have been fluid. One thing remains certain, you have to take care of yourself in order to care for others. The real threat to this disease is how fast it spreads. One person can infect people in a matter of minutes and those infected can also infect others. In a short amount of time, thousands of people have been infected just by just one host.
Home Sweet Home
It is best to stay at home as much as possible. Those asymptomatic can still be shedders and infect others. Staying at home unless going to the grocery store or doctor’s office is recommended. Trying to social distance as much as possible will help slow the virus spread and alleviate tensions in the hospitals.
Self-Quarantine when you are Sick
If you have any symptoms or feelings that you may be infected, stay home and let your family members know. Having family and friends stop by your house and drop things off at your front door may be helpful.
The most common symptoms of COVID-19:
Some other symptoms may include:
These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. If you’ve been in contact with anyone with the virus or with the possibility of having the virus, you should self-isolate and call your doctor.
Boost your Immune System
Now is the best time to boost your immunity and get into shape. Whether that is eating more nutritiously, losing weight, stop smoking, or reduce drinking alcohol.
Some helpful tips to good nutrition:
Protect Yourself & the Community
If you have to go out, whether to work or to get essentials, protect yourself and the community by:
We all have to do our part to slow the spread of the virus and protect our community. The more proactive we are, the quicker the curve will flatten and the faster we can all get back to our normal life.
We may not be used to these changes but taking precautionary measures will save us from this pandemic situation. Prevention is better than cure.
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