The highest risk of passing COVID-19 exists with those that are in prolonged close contact with one another, for example, those that we live with or share space with at work. There should be an understanding of why disinfecting shared spaces is so important and why preventative measures can make a difference. We should:
One of the most effective methods for a COVID-19 positive person to minimize the impact of COVID-19 within a household is isolating properly. Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick. Isolation considerations should include separating yourself from other people in your home. As much as possible, stay in a specific room and away from other people and pets. Also, you should use a separate bathroom, if available. We should:
Again, the here are some tips for providing care at home for someone with COVID-19:
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services hotline can be reached at (877) 435-8411.
St. Louis County has created a website dedicated to the dissemination of information relating to COVID-19, stlcorona.com. Please visit that website or those belonging to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO) for the most current and reputable information.