How to Protect yourself from getting infected?

Posted by Anantha Rao

CDC has put out guidelines on measures that one should be taking to prevent being infected. Here are some basic information you should know.

How does it spread?

  • The virus is spread from the infected person to other if they are in close contact with each other.
  • Through respiratory droplets from the infected person to the other.

How to protect yourself?

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds. This is absolutely necessary if you have been to a public place.
  • Avoid touching your face generally.
  • Maintain a 6 feet distance when interacting with anyone

What can you do to help protect others?

  • Maintain social isolation as much as possible. If you are sick stay home and self-quarantine yourself
  • If you cough or sneeze cover your mouth and noose with tissue or our hands. Throw the tissue immediately or wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Wear a face mask if you are sick

Maintain a clean environment

  • Regularly clean and disinfect tables, door knobs, surfaces, desks, chairs, keyboards, toilets and sinks.

For additional details on visit the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html for more updated information.