Practical tips to follow during Corona lock down
It’s time to implement some practical changes to avoid corona virus altogether and not panic. When we talk about safety it just doesn’t involve you but also people around you.
Give a break to your fingers
Need to press a button or open the door? Don’t use your fingertips and start using other parts of your body Use your knee, feet, elbow, and knuckles. You might find it odd initially but eventually, you will get used to it.
For example, open the doors using your elbow instead of your hands or cover your hands with the sleeves of whatever you are wearing to turn the knob. It is always easier to throw the clothes for a quick wash.
Your phone should be always clean
Our lives revolve around our phones. We begin and end our day with the same. First and foremost, avoid taking your phone to the washroom. Make sure you are wiping your phone with disinfectants frequently.
Avoid keeping your phone anywhere; make sure the surface is clean. The best place to keep your phone is your jeans or coat pocket or hang a phone pouch
Say no to the roadside eateries, or online orders (Swiggy)
We Indians are obsessed with food. At times food takes priority over health. the vendor often mixes things using his bare hand. This should be the reason enough for you to take a break.
Wash Your Hands
Make sure the first thing you do is washing your hands as soon as you enter your home. Before opening the door or touching your phone, use the tissue for cleaning purposes. Carry sanitizer, wet wipes, and facial tissues as many as you can.
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.
1. Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub.
2. Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or when you cough or sneeze.
3. Avoid close contact 6 feet with people who are unwell.
4. When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease
5. Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell.
6. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.
1. Touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean.
2. Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.
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