Coronavirus Prevention: How to Protect Yourself

Posted by Sam on 3/23/2020
Coronavirus Prevention: How to Protect Yourself

COVID-19 is a serious issue, without really being able to control or prevent it from spreading through the community it is best to consider and take precautions. Our Coronavirus Essentials page lists all the products you might need to protect yourself and your family.

Here are some guidelines from the CDC to help keep you and your family protected from COVID-19:

First, Know how it Spreads.

The Virus spreads from person to person incubating in the respiratory system. Coughing and Sneezing is through to be the primary way the virus spreads, specifically from person to person.

Next, Take steps to protect yourself

Wash your hands: Wash your hands with soap and water. If soap and water is not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Check out our selection of hand sanitizer available.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands: Here at CPR Savers, we have a wide selection of medical gloves to keep you and others protected.

If you are sick, it is a good idea to wear a mask to protect those around you. If you are caring for someone that is sick, it is also a very good idea to wear a facemask.

Clean and disinfect: The CDC recommends using alcohol solutions to clean AND disinfect daily. Check out our selection of alcohol products including 70% and 99% Isopropyl Alcohol!

Be sure to watch for symptoms which may appear 2-14 days after exposure!

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face
  • *This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

    More Information:
    CDC Prevention
    Symptoms CDC
    Frequently Asked Questions CDC

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