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The Dos and Don'ts of 'Social Distancing'

When Going Outside

  • If going to the gym, maintain distance, avoid crowds, disinfect all surfaces that are being touched, and keep washing your hands.
  • Use alternative exercising options like nature parks with fewer people around.
  • Avoid going to the grocery store at peak hours.
  • Do not interact face-to-face with strangers while at a counter or if you are delivering something yourself.
  • Work From Home option should be utilized.

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The Dos and Don'ts of 'Social Distancing'

The Dos and Don'ts of 'Social Distancing'

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/03/coronavirus-what-does-social-distancing-mean/607927/

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Do's and Don'ts for Social Distancing

  • Avoid gathering in public places.
  • Keep 6-10 feet distance from other people.
  • Wash your hands often and avoid touching your face.
  • Minimize social contact and limit social engagements.
  • Avoid places and restaurants/bars with a large gathering, and proceed with dating with extreme caution and vetting.

When Going Outside

  • If going to the gym, maintain distance, avoid crowds, disinfect all surfaces that are being touched, and keep washing your hands.
  • Use alternative exercising options like nature parks with fewer people around.
  • Avoid going to the grocery store at peak hours.
  • Do not interact face-to-face with strangers while at a counter or if you are delivering something yourself.
  • Work From Home option should be utilized.

Points to note

  • Minimize your use of public transportation or take the ride-sharing option as it has fewer people, and avoid peak hours at any cost.
  • Don't go to and don't initiate parties to which a large number of people are invited.
  • Keep connecting virtually with your loved ones and your elderly relatives.

Choose Wisely

  • One-on-one appointments like a haircut fall into the non-essential category, and one can take a call on that.
  • Avoid communal spaces in your building (like the laundry room or mailroom) or go at off-peak hours.
  • If you are sick, maintain distance from your spouse and family, otherwise, it's ok to be with them.

Quarantined

Important Precautions when having symptoms or exposed to someone with symptoms:

  • In case of a two-week quarantine, do not have anyone visiting you.
  • It is ok to roam around a bit outside (with caution) if there are no people.

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