Category Archives: COVID-19

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 […]

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, […]