How long does the COVID-19 Coronavirus persist living on surfaces?

Coronavirus lives on surfaces

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 mainly spreads from person to person. When someone who is infected coughs or sneezes, they send droplets containing the virus into the air. A healthy person can then breathe in those droplets. You can also catch the virus if you touch a surface or object that has the virus on […]

Can I make my own hand sanitizer to protect against Coronavirus?

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Yes, you can make your own disinfectant if you’re trying to kill coronavirus on a non-porous surface. “Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted,” the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The CDC’s recipe calls for diluting 5 tablespoons (or ⅓ cup) of bleach per gallon of water, or 4 […]

Neil Strauss’s Apocalypse Prep

emergency food supplies - Neil Strauss's Apocalypse Prep

Neil Strauss, author of the book “Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life” published a list of non-perishable items he would stock up on in the event of an upcoming apocalypse. You can purchase his book here. “Most of the supplies are daily essentials, mostly purchased at CostCo and Sam’s Club. I use this stockpile […]

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Homes

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From the Centers for Disease Control Household members, intimate partners, and caregivers in a nonhealthcare setting may have close contact2 with a person with symptomatic, laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 or a person under investigation. Close contacts should monitor their health; they should call their healthcare provider right away if they develop symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, […]

COVID-19 Update March 20, 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19

Nik Nikam, MD, MHA, DTM. Houston, Texas COVID-19 spread continues to be the top news all around the globe, as the state of California implements, “Shelter-in-Place,” which is a basically fancy term for “Lock Down”. It allows only essential movement of people for groceries, medicines, and family visits. The only other group of people who […]