We all know that Corona Virus is a type of contagious disease and it spreads from one person to another in a fraction of seconds. So in this post we have discussed the common precautionary measures to stay protected from Corona Virus pandemic disease.
Wash Hands at Regular interval
Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with an alcohol based hand wash and wash hands with soap water atleast.
Why it is required to wash hands?
Corona Virus is a virus which can only survive if it is inside the human body. It cannot affect you from outside. So unless and until you does not make contact with your mouth it will not affect you.
Hence it is adviced to clean hands with soap water so that the virus may get killed if any in your hands.
Maintain social Distance
It is adviced to maintain 1 meter(3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is not well and is coughing or sneezing.
When someone sneezes or coughs they spray small liquid droplets from their nose and mouth which may contain virus. If you are standing close to the person then there are chances that the virus can get inside your body with your breathe. So it is adviced to maintain atleast 3 feet distance.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
It is adviced to not touch your eyes, nose and mouth without washing your hands. Wash your hands as frequently as possible.
As Hands touch many surfaces and some of these surfaces may contain virus which may be picked up by the hands. Once you touch your eyes, nose or mouth with those hands then there are chances that the virus may enter your body and make you sick.
Practice respiratory hygiene
Use mask when going in public places. Teach others to use mask when they go outside.This is a social responsibility of everyone to teach others how to stay safe.
It is adviced to follow good respiratory hygiene as if we cover our mouth by mask or by our elbow when sneezing or coughing then that may stop spreading virus by droplets in the cough or sneeze.
If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early. These are the common symptoms of Corona virus and if you are facing any such issue then immediately contact your doctor.
It is adviced to stay at home if you are feeling unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.
National and local authorities will have the latest up to date information on the situation in your area. So it is adviced to contact them as soon as detect any symptoms. Calling in advance will help your health care provider to give you the best possible medicare. This will also help to protect your and to stop spread of virus to the other peoples.
Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider
It is adviced to stay up to date on the information regarding corona virus by your health care provider. This will help you to get best possible precautionary steps towards securing yourself and your loved ones from this Corona virus.
National and local authorities will have the most up to date information regarding corona virus in your area. They can tell you to avoid certain areas which are most affected by the corona virus. Remember precaution is always better than cure.
Protection measures for persons who are in or have recently visited (past 14 days) areas where COVID-19 is spreading
Follow the above guidelines.
Stay at home if you are feeling any symptoms of the corona virus like running nose,headache or mild fever. It is adviced to contact the health authorities as soon as possible.
Avoiding contact will help to stop spread of this virus to the other peoples outside.
If you develop fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical advice promptly as this may be due to a respiratory infection or other serious condition. Call in advance and tell your provider of any recent travel or contact with travelers.
Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also help to prevent possible spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.
Frequent Questions asked about Corona Virus(Covid-19)
Ques1: How should I greet other person to avoid catching the corona virus?
Answer: Avoid physical contact when greeting. Instead greet with a wave, a nod or a bow.
Ques2: Can shaking hands with a corona Virus patient spread this disease?
Answer: Yes, it can spread. If you have directly or indirectly came in contact with an infected person then it is adviced to get yourself checked by a doctor.
Ques3: Does wearing rubber gloves in public can prevent me from Corona Virus?
Answer: No.Regularly washing bare hands offers more protection as compare to the Rubber gloves.Rubber gloves can also transmit this virus from one place to another.
Ques4: What are the symptoms of Corona Virus ?
Answer: Common symptoms are Fever,cough and shortness of breath.