Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in the Time of COVID-19

Although there is plenty of cause for concern during the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s wise to keep your stress level down. Use common sense measures.  The first step needs to be practicing good health habits and then cleaning your home.

Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in the Time of COVID-19 – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/tips-for-keeping-your-home-clean-in-the-time-of-covid-19/A: A yet-to-be-published study conducted by scientists from the CDC, National Institutes of Health and other institutions suggests that the 2019 novel coronavirus can live for two to three days on plastic and stainless steel surfaces.

With that in mind, it’s a good idea to keep your home clean during this time. And if someone in your household is sick, it’s especially important to disinfect high-touch surfaces in your household every day. This includes doorknobs, handles, tables, countertops, keyboards and light switches. Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in the Time of COVID-19 – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

If someone in your home is under quarantine, then make sure you clean your home thoroughly. These tips will help you.

How to prepare for coronavirus quarantine if you or a loved one has Covid-19 – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/25/health/how-to-prepare-for-coronavirus-quarantine-wellness/index.htmlYou’ve called your doctor, and you are suddenly face-to-face with the scary reality of Covid-19.

What happens next depends on your specific circumstances. If you are having trouble breathing or are elderly and fragile, you may be hospitalized and tested for the virus.

The CDC says you should also be cleaning frequently touched surfaces daily with a regular household cleaner followed by a disinfectant. In addition to bathroom surfaces, tables and countertops, don’t forget light switches, faucets and sinks, cabinet handles, doorknobs, phones and keyboards. How to prepare for coronavirus quarantine if you or a loved one has Covid-19 – CNN

Keeping your immune system healthy is important. You are less likely to get the disease if you have a healthy immune system to fight off the disease.

 

Having healthy mental health is important too. When you are healthy mentally, it reduces the stress on your body. When your body isn’t under stress, it has the ability to heal itself.

Tips to alleviate stress amid coronavirus outbreak | ABC27

https://www.abc27.com/health-2/tips-to-alleviate-stress-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/Psychologist Dr. Pauline Wallin says the best thing you can do is know the facts and stay informed from a reliable source. She also suggests trying to stay in the moment.

“Every day or every week things are changing but you can make a plan for today and when you have something to focus on, your anxiety decreases,” Wallin said. Tips to alleviate stress amid coronavirus outbreak | ABC27

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