Coronavirus was first present in the United States during the end of 2019 and slowly spread, creating a pandemic that is still ongoing today. Although there is a vaccine, individuals should take extra precautions to ensure protection from themselves and others. This is especially crucial since the number of those affected have heavily increased within the last few weeks. Therefore, it is important to be educated and aware of this disease. Here are a few tips to help!
1. Wash your hands
It is important to wash your hands or sanitize in order to reduce the spread of the virus. This also helps to protect yourself and others since it is unknown of who may be infected.
2. Wear a face mask
Face masks are worn not just for the protection of yourself but for others as well. This applies when going out to the grocery market, store, in a public area, etc.
3. Avoid Social Gatherings
Please be sure to avoid social gatherings since it is easy for the virus to spread in a large group setting. This is because spending time with others increases the risk of being infected. Stay at home to ensure your safety.
Although 2020 has been a difficult year, these challenges are still present in 2021. Therefore, individuals are encouraged to be mindful of others and this disease. Click here to read about other tips on how protect yourself and loves ones.