If you feel your sense of taste or smell fading, seriously isolate!
Wear glasses instead of contacts for some (small but convenient) added protection.
Fingers or toes bluish? That's likely COVID. Call your doctor.
No product on the internet "boosts" your immune system.
Don't spray Lysol at living things.
Avoid runners wearing neck gaiters. Those may spread more virus than no mask at all.
Both liquid and bar soaps are equally effective...if you wash for 20 seconds.
Masks protect you from others much less than they protect others from you.
Too much Zooming giving you dry-eye? Use the vials of eyedrops, not the bottles.
There is probably no harm/risk in suppressing your fever with Tylenol or Advil.
Refrigerating or freezing food doesn't destroy the virus.
The virus can live hours on a gas pump handle. They are hard metal...and most are not exposed to sunlight.
Gloves are controversial. Stick to masks, distancing and hand-washing.
The "hold your breath test" might indicate that you DO have it--but not that you DON'T have it.
Loud places (bars, live music) cause people to talk louder and spread more disease.
Don't mix cleaning products or use one after the other. Some are safely mixed...but many aren't.
Overhead fans do nothing, but putting a fan in the window is helpful.
Not all sanitizer is alike. Look for brands with at least 60% alcohol.
Disinfectants have to air-dry. Don't wipe them clean.
Most people touch their faces more than 100 times a day.
The virus can easily transmit on a shopping cart. Everyone grabs the handlebar.
Try not to breathe near a public toilet being flushed.
Even if you test negative, act as though you have it, if you feel sick.
Washing face masks reduces their effectiveness.
Drive your car at least twice a month at highway speeds to prevent brake, tire, and gas tank damage.
When wearing a mask, careful not to constantly adjust it with your fingers.
No case has yet been attributed to eating infected food.
The CDC has reduced the recommended self-quarantine period from 14 to 10 days.
Taking temperatures at the door is helpful only in addition to other precautions, not instead of them.
Face shields provide added protection, and some people (not us) think they look cool.
No co-workers to impress? Cut back on daily showers for better skin health.
Masks with fancy valves spread more virus than regular masks--like exhaling through a straw.