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