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