If you feel your sense of taste or smell fading, seriously isolate!
Not all sanitizer is alike. Look for brands with at least 60% alcohol.
The virus can live hours on a gas pump handle. They are hard metal...and most are not exposed to sunlight.
The CDC has reduced the recommended self-quarantine period from 14 to 10 days.
No product on the internet "boosts" your immune system.
Fingers or toes bluish? That's likely COVID. Call your doctor.
Most people touch their faces more than 100 times a day.
Face shields provide added protection, and some people (not us) think they look cool.
No nearby co-workers to impress? Cut back on daily showers for better skin health.
Try not to breathe near a public toilet being flushed.
Unlikely, but the virus can transmit on a shopping cart. Everyone grabs the handlebar.
No case has yet been attributed to eating infected food.
Too much Zooming giving you dry-eye? Use the vials of eyedrops, not the bottles.
Both liquid and bar soaps are equally effective...if you wash for 20 seconds.
There is no harm/risk in suppressing your fever with Tylenol or Advil.
Even if you test negative, act as though you have it, if you feel sick.
Overhead fans do nothing, but putting a fan in the window is helpful.
Taking temperatures at the door is helpful only in addition to other precautions, not instead of them.
Washing face masks reduces their effectiveness.
Wear glasses instead of contacts for some (small but convenient) added protection.
Masks with fancy valves spread more virus than regular masks--like exhaling through a straw.
Masks protect you from others much less than they protect others from you.
Refrigerating or freezing food doesn't destroy the virus.
Loud places (bars, live music) cause people to talk louder and spread more disease.
Working at home? Drive your car weekly at highway speeds anyway, to prevent damage to brakes, fuel lines and tires.
Disinfectants have to air-dry. Don't wipe them clean.
Don't mix cleaning products or use one after the other. Some are safely mixed...but many aren't.
When wearing a mask, careful not to constantly adjust it with your fingers.
The "hold your breath test" might indicate that you DO have it--but not that you DON'T have it.