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How do we protect ourselves at home during quarantine, and what if someone has been exposed? 4 questions answered

How do we protect ourselves at home during quarantine, and what if someone has been exposed? 4 questions answered

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As a Pandemic spreads across the world, countries have initiated lockdowns, closing schools and non-essential businesses, leaving most of us at home.

Protecting Ourselves From Each Other:
Social Distancing creates a physical separation that reduces one’s risk of infection. Howe...

Elders and anyone with a compromised immune system have to be taken care of by limiting direct contact with them while making sure any contact is done after thoroughly washing the hands. One can stay connected using text messages, phone calls or video chat, as we have to avoid visiting elders at ...

Infected people are initially unable to realize they are, in fact, infected, as there are no symptoms. Yet they are spreading the infection to others silently.

  • It is imperative to limit contact with others in one’s household, and practice social distancing from them, in sepa...

It is crucial to protect yourself while taking care of the sick family member, and immediate isolation of the sick person is mandatory.

  • Only one person can be assigned to take care of the sick person while maintaining the hand washing and hygiene protocol.
  • Do not let the sic...

In case one is not able to put the sick family member in a separate room, one should maintain a six feet distance at least, and everyone should wear a mask. Hand-washing and cleaning of surfaces in the household is a top priority.

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