Is Air Travel Safe?
Is Air Travel Safe? Many people are considering their travel options both for work an leisure in a world dominated by the fear of catching (and transmitting) COVID-19 Does coronavirus spread on airplanes? Yes. The data is still coming in but there is a known March 2 flight from the United Kingdom to Vietnam where…Read More
What are some General Tips I should follow?
General Tips Clean Your Phone This is important. Always wipe down your phone. You know not to touch your face and to wash your hands, but your phone is likely with you at every step of your day, exposed to an endless stream of germs and a high risk for transmission. And chances are while…Read More
Can Covid 19 be prevented?
Can Covid 19 be prevented? While there isn’t yet a vaccine to prevent Covid 19, there are things you can do to reduce your chances of getting it. These steps are good for everyone, but are especially important for those at higher risk, such as older people or those with other health conditions that could…Read More
Can Someone Who Doesn’t Have Symptoms Spread the Virus?
Can Someone Who Doesn’t Have Symptoms Spread the Virus? A person can be infected and spread the Covid 19 virus to others even without having any symptoms. That’s why keeping people apart is one of the best ways to slow the spread.Read More
How is Covid 19 spread?
How is Covid 19 spread? It is now thought that the spread of Coronavirus occurs mainly through close contact from person-to-person with proximity, length of exposure and the indoors each increasing probability of transmission. The role of people who have COVID-19 but are without symptoms is not fully determined but it is believed that they…Read More
I heard I can get sick from wearing a face mask because of Carbon Dioxide, is this true?
I heard I can get sick from wearing a face mask because of Carbon Dioxide, is this true? Generally, no. The myth that one can get carbon dioxide poisoning, or hypoxia, from wearing a face mask and breathing in your own expelled breath is unlikely. Non-medical face masks aren’t sealed to the face, therefore air…Read More
Who should wear Medical Masks?
Who should wear Medical Masks? Anyone working in health care settings or serving as a caregiver for patients with or suspected of having Covid 19 should wear medical masks, or respirators, such as the N95 or FFP2 masks. They should also use other personal protective equipment (PPE) and heightened hygiene, such as social and physical…Read More
Should Children wear masks?
Should Children wear masks? The CDC recommends that all children over the age of 2 wear a mask in public. You should select a mask that is the appropriate size, either a small bandana or a child size mask, so that it fits properly and doesn’t cover their whole face or restrict their breathing. Anyone,…Read More
Are Non-Medical Masks effective in reducing the spread of Covid 19?
Are Non-Medical Masks effective in reducing the spread of Covid 19? While there is a lot of information floating around about the effectiveness and dangers of using face masks, except for health care workers and caregivers, the use of non-medical face masks has shown to be effective in spreading the virus, especially for those people…Read More
What is a Non-Medical Mask?
What is a Non-Medical Mask? Non-medical masks are general face coverings that are often homemade using breathable fabrics. There are other masks that can be bought commercially. These masks cover the face and nose, secure with elastic over the ears or ties behind the head and neck and typically don’t have filters, like the N95…Read More