Covid- 19 Health and Wellness Information

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Covid-19 Prevention information from the CDC:

For more information- https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/index.html

For General and COVID-19 Related Resources, click here-https://leoinc.org/covid-19-resources/

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How to Help Stay Healthy

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Airborne Transmissible Diseases

Airborne transmissible are diseases that can be transmitted by air when in a certain proximity to known or suspected to be infected person(s). A healthy person can be contaminated by airborne routes (e.g. tuberculosis, measles, chickenpox, disseminated herpes zoster).

Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)

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Droplet Transmissible Diseases

Droplet transmissibles are diseases that can be transmitted by coughing, sneezing, or talking when in certain proximity to the known or suspected to infected person(s). A healthy person can be contaminated by respiratory droplets that are generated and spontaneously realized in the air during routine interaction, as a brief conversation with a known or suspected to be infected person. The droplet realized in the air can land on any part of your body and once it finds an entry port you become a new host. Droplets cannot survive long hours on dry nonliving surfaces.

Where a mask upon contact with known or suspected to be infected person(s).

Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)

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Contact Transmissible Diseases

Contact transmissible diseases can be transmitted when in contact of any sorts with known or suspected to be infected person(s). If contact with a known or suspected to be infected person(s) is inevitable, in order to protect yourself and all others that you will be in contact with, you must use contact precautions.

Wear a gown and gloves for all interactions that may involve contact with the known or suspected infected person’s environment. Wearing Personal Protective Equipment upon environment entry and properly discarding before exiting the environment.

Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)