Many people have a ton of questions about the coronavirus and how to handle it. There is an abundance of information in the internet and you should always double check with your local health department or your doctors. Here is a summary of some of the most common questions people have:
Q. What are the symptoms?
A: Some symptoms are dry coughing, fever and difficulty breathing.
Q: How is it spread?
A: Coronavirus is very contagious. It is primarily spread through coughs sneezing and saliva.
Q: Is takeout safe?
A: You may order takeout but make sure to wipe down the containers and wash your hands.
Q: Can I go outside ?
A: You may go outside but practice social distancing. Stay six feet away from anyone else. If you have a cough, cough into your elbow. Use hand sanitizer.
Q: Can I go to the dentist?
A: You should wait and go to the dentist only in an emergency.
Q: Can my dog get coronavirus ?
A: It is possible for your dog to get infected. Use the same safe practices on your pet that you use on yourself.
Q: How long will I have to stay home?
A: It’s not entirely clear how long the quarantine edicts will last. Check with you local health departments for more information. Stay home and follow guidelines in the mean time.
Q: I’m bored. What should I do?
A: There are many ways to entertain yourself at home. Take a course online. Many providers are currently offering free virtual courses. Read a book, write, or exercise. Also, dance! There are live instagram parties that will enable you to socialize with other people.
Stay home and stay safe!