Tips for Staying Safe from corona virus

In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, there are measures you can take to help you stay safe from exposure. Those infected can remain sick for 1-14 days before developing symptoms. The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are fever, cough and fatigue. Most healthier people, about 80% will recover without any special treatment. Although rare, the virus can be fatal. Older or more vulnerable populations (asthma, diabetes or heart disease) are at a higher risk for serious complications.

Dr. Lorina Poe, Medical Director of Cryo and Contour in Nashville TN states, “being aware of local pandemic protocols is crutcial for flating the curve to COVID-19 exposure.”

We all have a part to play in ensuring we minimize exposure as much as possible. Here are 5 life saving tips to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • STAY HOME
  • PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING
  • WASH YOUR HANDS OFTEN
  • COVER YOUR COUGH
  • SICK? CALL AHEAD

If you are displaying symptoms, self care is the best remedy for recovery. Remember to stay home until you are fully recovered. To relieve your
symptoms:

  • GET PLENTY OF REST
  • STAY WARM
  • STAY HYDRATED
  • USE HUMIDIFIERS
  • PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING

For more information on how the stay safe during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, contact your local healthcare provider.

“Being aware of local pandemic protocols is crucial to flattening curve to COVID-19 exposure.”

Dr. Lorina Poe