Coronavirus Preventions: Practical Tips to Follow Without Shutting off Yourself from the World
Top tips to not panic and prevent you from coronavirus
“This is not just a public health crisis; it is a crisis that will touch every sector. So every sector and every individual must be involved in the fights,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, at a media briefing.
The global outbreak has already informed us about which marks will work and which won’t. How to cough (use your inner elbow), wash your hands and keep them sanitized. But it’s time to implement some practical changes to avoid coronavirus altogether and not isolate ourselves or panic.
When we talk about safety it just doesn’t involve you but also people around you.
Give A Break To Your Fingertips
Need to press a button or open the door? Let go of your fingertips and start using other parts of your body to do the same. Use your knee, feet, elbow, and knuckles. You might find it odd initially but eventually, you will get used to it.
It’s Okay To Not Hug Or Shakehands
While these are social gestures. We can surely give it a pass until things come under control. Sometimes you need to understanding that the step of social distancing is being taken place from the sole perspective to protect health.
Your Phone Is Everything
Our lives revolve around our phones. We begin and end our day with the same. First and foremost how about you avoid taking your phone to the washroom? Make sure you are wiping your phone with disinfectants.
Avoid keeping your phone anywhere; make sure the surface is clean. The best place to keep your phone is your jeans or coat pocket than any filthy place.
Wash Your Hands and Carry The Essentials
Make sure the first thing you do is washing your hands as soon as you enter your home. When you know you are going to spend certain time at someplace making sure you wash your hands as you enter and leave.
Money is an essential part of our day to day life. However, one piece of the currency goes through thousands of hands. Try giving up on cash and use cards and digital modes of payment as much as possible.
Some Suggestions from WHO & Unicef:
Note: The information given above are just some safety tips to keep yourself fit and healthy. However, if you feel your symptoms are something similar to that of COVID-19, please consult a physician on an urgent basis.