Tips to Stay Healthy and Calm

As the novel coronavirus escalates worldwide, worry and panic fill the minds of many. First identified in Wuhan, China, the COVID-19 is a novel virus that can cause a range of respiratory illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this is an evolving situation and it is crucial to not panic and take the necessary precautions for your health. These are steps you can take to protect yourself and those around you:

Wash your hands, constantly and thoroughly.

Wet your hands with soap and water, making sure to target every area including under your nails and between your fingers. You can also use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. When your hands aren’t clean, the CDC recommends avoiding touching your mouth, nose, and eyes.

Practice proper safety tips.

To protect yourself and others, keep in mind these basic measures: stay home if you’re sick (except to get medical care), clean and disinfect surfaces daily and put distance between yourself and others.

Plan ahead and communicate with your peers.

To feel more in control, be prepared for what might come your way. Have an emergency plan prepared should disruptions arise, such as school closings and work from home possibilities. Make sure your family members are aware of these emergency plans and up-to-date on your status.

Stay informed through reliable resources.

Through evolving data, misinformation is easily spread. Make sure to follow any updates from the CDC or the World Health Organization (WHO).

If you feel any symptoms, such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, stay calm and seek medical attention.

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/index.html


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