The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread across the world without showing any signs of slowing down. Since efforts are yet underway to create a vaccine for treating this fatal respiratory disease, it is important to take every possible measure to protect yourself and others from getting infected.
Here are the ten practical tips to prevent the spread of the virus when you are at home or in office.
1. Maintain Distance:
Make sure to maintain a distance of six feet with other people. This is important because when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or even talks, he/she sprays droplets in the air that could contain the virus. You can breathe these droplets into your lungs if you are too close to the infected person.
2. Wash Your Hands:
Wash your hands with water and soap for about 20 seconds several times a day, especially after coming in contact with a high-touch surface like a phone or doorknob. Make sure to scrub all the surfaces of your hands, under nails and between the fingers.
A sanitize containing at least 60 percent of alcohol can be alternatively used if water and soap aren’t available.
3. Avoid Touching Your Face and Hand:
SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is known to be tremendously resilient in terms of where it can survive. Studies have found that it can live on different surfaces from several hours to several days.
Touching your mouth, nose, and eyes with unclean hands if you have come into contact with a contaminated surface or object can make you susceptible to catching the virus.
4. Don’t Sneeze or Cough into Your Hands
Make sure to cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or tissue while sneezing or coughing. Dispose of used tissue immediately.
5. Stay Away from Sick People:
Avoid close contact with people who have a fever or flu-like symptoms.
6. Clean and Disinfect High-Touch Surfaces:
Regularly clean and disinfect items or spaces in your home or office you come into contact with frequently using disinfectant antiviral Home Spray services that is registered by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). Some of these high-touch surfaces include mobile phones, keyboards, remote controls, desks, sinks, faucets, and light switches. While disinfecting any surface, make sure to wear gloves and trash them straight into the bin after a single-use.
7. Wear a Cloth Mask
Wearing a cloth mask in public is now recommended for everyone by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent spreading the virus. This is immensely important for those working in closed spaces with coworkers and when it isn’t possible to maintain the recommended 6-foot distance from others. Make sure that the mask covers your face from nose to chin.
8. Avoid Shaking Hands:
Avoid shaking hands with your coworkers to help protect yourself and them from the virus. This is recommended because it can be passed by shaking hands and then touching your mouth, eyes, or nose.
9. Stay in Well-Ventilated Rooms:
Since COVID-19 might survive in the air for hours, make sure to open windows regularly to let fresh air come in.
10. Stay Up-to-Date with Latest Developments:
Last but not least, stay up-to-date on the latest developments with the coronavirus from CDC’s Situation Summary as well as the official health information of your region.
Disinfectant Spray for Coronavirus
If you suspect that your home or office building may have been exposed to the COVID-19 or if you want to get your space disinfected by a disinfectant spray for coronavirus preemptively, turn to Service Square for efficient yet affordable services.
We have been providing coronavirus disinfection services or pest control services to the residents of Islamabad in strict adherence to the procedures recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since the eruption of the outbreak.
When you call us, our highly trained cleanup technicians will spray a fog of an EPA-approved coronavirus antiviral spray on all corners of your home or workplace to make sure that each and every surface is properly disinfected.