Disinfectants have to air-dry. Don't wipe them clean.
Both liquid and bar soaps are equally effective...if you wash for 20 seconds.
Overhead fans do nothing, but putting a fan in the window is helpful.
No product on the internet "boosts" your immune system.
When wearing a mask, careful not to constantly adjust it with your fingers.
Not all sanitizer is alike. Look for brands with at least 60% alcohol.
Masks protect you from others much less than they protect others from you.
Washing face masks reduces their effectiveness.
Masks with fancy valves spread more virus than regular masks--like exhaling through a straw.
Gloves are controversial. Stick to masks, distancing and hand-washing.
Even if you test negative, act as though you have it, if you feel sick.
The "hold your breath test" might indicate that you DO have it--but not that you DON'T have it.
Avoid runners wearing neck gaiters. Those may spread more virus than no mask at all.
There is probably no harm/risk in suppressing your fever with Tylenol or Advil.
Refrigerating or freezing food doesn't destroy the virus.
No co-workers to impress? Cut back on daily showers for better skin health.
If you feel your sense of taste or smell fading, seriously isolate!
Fingers or toes bluish? That's likely COVID. Call your doctor.
Loud places (bars, live music) cause people to talk louder and spread more disease.
No case has yet been attributed to eating infected food.
The CDC has reduced the recommended self-quarantine period from 14 to 10 days.
Face shields provide added protection, and some people (not us) think they look cool.
Taking temperatures at the door is helpful only in addition to other precautions, not instead of them.
The virus can transmit on a shopping cart. Everyone grabs the handlebar.
Wear glasses instead of contacts for some (small but convenient) added protection.
Try not to breathe near a public toilet being flushed.
Don't spray Lysol at living things.
Don't mix cleaning products or use one after the other. Some are safely mixed...but many aren't.
The virus can live hours on a gas pump handle. They are hard metal...and most are not exposed to sunlight.
Too much Zooming giving you dry-eye? Use the vials of eyedrops, not the bottles.
Working at home? Drive your car weekly at highway speeds anyway, to prevent damage to brakes, fuel lines and tires.
Most people touch their faces more than 100 times a day.
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