How To Keep Yourself Safe During Corona Pandemic

Coronavirus is the name of the disease that is spreading throughout the world and causing great concern and fear in public all around. It is a respiratory and vascular disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-COV-2). The scientific name of this disease is Covid-19.

It spreads through respiratory droplets, when an infected person sneezes, coughs, or talks. You can know more about Covid-19 testing and vaccine from NOLA Covid testing powered by Align Infusion Clinic.

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Symptoms of Covid-19

People with corona virus may have these symptoms:              

  •  Cough

  • Sore throat                       

  • Fatigue

  • Runny nose                     

  •  Headache                       

  • Shortness of breath          

  • Diarrhea

  • Muscles or body aches    

  • Vomiting

  • Lost of taste and smell

Emergency symptoms include difficulty in breathing, persistent chest pain or pressure, difficulty in walking, and bluish face and lips.

This disease can lead to complications like pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, etc.

Older adults and people with severe underlying health conditions are at high risk of developing more serious complications.

Here are the11 ways to protect your health:

  1. Wear mask

  2. Avoid close contact with others

  3. Avoid people who appear sick

  4. Stay six feet away from others in public

  5. Wash your hands with soap frequently for at least 20 seconds

  6. Use sanitizer if water and soap is not available

  7. Avoid touching your face especially with unwashed hands

  8. Take a healthy diet

  9. Stop smoking

  10. Avoid alcohol

  11. Exercise daily