Author: Tonia

Protect Yourself

Protect Yourself How can people protect themselves? There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus spreads mainly from person-to-person between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). This occurs by respiratory droplets produced […]

Cover coughs and sneezes

Cover coughs and sneezes If you are in a private setting and do not have on your cloth face covering, remember to always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow. Throw used tissues in the trash. Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at […]

People Who Are at Higher Risk for Severe Illness

People Who Are at Higher Risk for Severe Illness COVID-19 is a new disease and there is limited information regarding risk factors for severe disease. Based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from […]

Use Hand Sanitizer When You Can’t Use Soap and Water

Use Hand Sanitizer When You Can’t Use Soap and Water Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations. If soap and water are not readily available, you can use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. You can tell if the sanitizer […]

Follow Five Steps to Wash Your Hands

We gratefully acknowledge our caregivers that ensure our clients continue to receive quality care during this crisis. Our thoughts are with those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and their families as well. The well being of our clients, aides, team and communities are our top priority. Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of […]

Key Times to Wash Hands

Key Times to Wash Hands You can help yourself and your loved ones stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when you are likely to get and spread germs: Before, during, and after preparing food Before eating food Before and after caring for someone at home who is sick with vomiting or diarrhea Before and after treating a cut or […]