To live with the new coronavirus, which will remain active for a few more months, you can avoid shopping or running errands if you are sick or have symptoms such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
By Leopoldo Medina
Sinaloa, July 7 (Northwest) .- More than a month after the New Normal in various entities of the country, and with the reopening of new twists of business, it became important to learn to to live and live together with the pandemic which, according to experts, will still continue for several months.
Although much of the country continues in Red at epidemiological traffic light, the authorities decided to resume operations in services such as lodging, centers of entertainment, beaches, spas, and recreational places.
Here are some guidelines and recommendations to take extreme measures and leaving home retake, as far as possible, a “normal life”.
– Avoid shopping or running errands if you are sick or have Covid-19 symptoms, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
– If possible, place your order or process online, and just pick it up or have it shipped to your door.
– Only visit the grocery store, or other stores that sell essential household items, in person when you really need to. This will limit your possible exposure to other people and the virus.
Protect yourself while you’re out
– Cover your mouth and nose when you need to leave your home.
– Keep your distance from other people while shopping and waiting in line.
– When you have to go in person, do so during off-peak hours (for example, early in the morning or late at night).
– If you are at increased risk of becoming seriously ill, check to see if the store has special hours for people at high risk. If so, try shopping during those hours.
– If you go to the supermarket, disinfect the cart with disinfecting wipes if available.
– Avoid touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
– If possible, use a contactless payment method (pay without touching money, cards or keyboards). If you must handle money or cards or use a keyboard, use hand sanitizer immediately after checking out and leaving the store.
When you get home
– When you get home, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
– Follow the food safety and cleaning guidelines and purchases you have made.
Limit in-person contact
– Pay online or by phone when ordering (if possible).
– Accept contactless deliveries in person whenever possible. Ask for deliveries to be dropped off in a secure location outside your home (such as your front porch or hallway), without person-to-person interaction. Otherwise, stay at least 2 meters away from the person making the delivery.
– Ask about virtual and telephone meeting options for using banking services.
– Whenever possible, use in-car banking, ATMs, or mobile banking applications for routine transactions that do not require in-person assistance.
– Be aware of additional prevention practices implemented by the bank, such as acrylic protectors for ATMs or banks, cloth-covered personnel for the face or posters that promote social distancing in reception.
– Wear face masks when making exchanges in person and cannot keep a distance of at least 2 meters from other people, and make sure that bank employees and others inside the bank are wearing mouth masks.
– Use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 70 percent alcohol after making a deposit, withdrawal, or swap, or after using an ATM or receiving teller service from the car.
-Wash your hands well when you get home or to your destination where a bathroom is available
WHEN LOADING GASOLINE
(In case you are the one doing the loading)
– Use sanitizing wipes to clean the handles or buttons before touching them (if available).
– After refueling, use a hand sanitizer with at least 70 percent alcohol. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds when you get home or anywhere else.