Saturday, December 26 2020
Blog – Basic COVID Safety Tips
How to Keep Yourself Safe From COVID-19
In addition to how severely COVID-19 can affect people – the death rate in the U.S. is estimated at 1.8 percent of all diagnosed cases – the coronavirus that causes COVID is also extremely contagious because people who are infected but aren’t showing symptoms can still get others sick.
The most common way the virus spreads is from person to person, when people are within six feet of each other, especially if they are speaking loudly, singing, coughing, or sneezing. While it’s less common, it can also be spread from contaminated surfaces, such as doorknobs or countertops, on the hands to the mouth, nose, or eyes.
While nothing short of complete, long-term isolation can guarantee that you won’t be infected by the coronavirus, there are a few steps you can take to minimize the likelihood of getting sick:
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