Corona Virus

09-11-20 04:53 PM Comment(s)

Corona Virus (COVID-19): A world Pandemic

Knowing How Corona Virus Spreads:

  • Person-to-person exposure
  • Respiratory droplets/vapor when an infected person coughs or sneezes
  • Ingesting mucous from an infected person
  • Contact with persons with a fever
  • Persons with compromised immune systems are likely to spread the virus at an accelerated rate.

Steps to Protect Yourself:

  • Wash your hands often (for at least 20 seconds under running water with anti-bacterial soap)
  • Utilize hand sanitizing stations
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth, ears with unwashed hands
  • Avoid public places such as hospitals, nursing homes, etc.

Steps to Protect Others:
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Cover your mouth/nose when sneezing or coughing (preferably inside of elbow if tissue is unavailable)
  • Throw used tissues in the trash
  • If you are sick wear a mask when around other people
  • If you are not sick you do not need to wear a mask unless caring for someone that is sick
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as door knobs, light switches, counter-tops, hand-rails, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, etc.

Symptoms of Covid-19
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Pain/pressure in the chest area
  • Confusion
  • Bluish lips or face

*The aforementioned list is not all inclusive. Apex EHS is not a healthcare provider. Please consult a medical provider for more information or conditions that are severe or concerning. For more information you can visit the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to view official documents.