Navigating COVID-19: Awareness & Resources
Most of us have been recommended or directed to stay home with the goal of mitigating the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Of course, leaving your house for “essential” business or personal matters are allowed, such as: performing “essential” jobs, going to the bank, and picking up groceries, food, or medications.
There is so much information out there, and at the WELL Learning Library, we realize it is difficult to sift through it all. The intention of this blog article is to provide some useful, quick glance visuals with guidance around the following:
- Preventing the Spread of Germs
- “Social” (Physical) Distancing
- When to Use a Mask
- How to Use a Mask
1. Preventing the Spread of Germs
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends these 7 steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
These preventive actions can keep you healthy, as well as the people you live with.
By applying these guidelines to your daily habits, we can all help to create a safe and healthy world for ourselves and everyone around us.
2. "Social" (Physical) Distancing
Use the right/left arrows to scroll through 5 quick slides on social distancing. These guidelines on social distancing are from the WHO.
3. When to use a mask...
The CDC updated its guidelines on April 3rd, 2020 to wear a mask in public places.
4. How to Use a Mask...
When you do wear a mask, how you wear it is very important. Wearing a mask incorrectly can (in certain cases) make you more vulnerable to catching the virus or other illnesses. The WHO recommends the following best practices when wearing a mask.