Nitrile Medical Gloves should be used when there is a risk of exposure to viral pathogens such as during an epidemic or pandemic. This includes handling currency, opening doors, operating telephones, using a mobile device, typing on a keyboard, and changing personal protective equipment.
We recommend wearing medical gloves, i.e. when you are routinely cleaning and disinfecting your home and workplace.
Follow precautions listed on the disinfectant product label, which may include: * Wearing gloves (reusable or disposable) * Having good ventilation by turning on a fan or opening a window to get fresh air into the room you’re cleaning
Always wash your hands after you have removed the gloves.
If you are providing care to someone who is sick at home or in another non-healthcare setting * Use disposable gloves when cleaning and disinfecting the area around the person who is sick or other surfaces that may be frequently touched in the home. * Use disposable gloves when touching or having contact with blood, stool, or body fluids, such as saliva, mucus, vomit, and urine. * After using disposable gloves, throw them out in a lined trash can. Do not disinfect or reuse the gloves.
Again, wash your hands after you have removed the gloves.
You can also protect yourself in other ways Protect yourself by keeping at least 6 feet from others. Wear a face mask with an PM2.5 filter to protect others.
COVID-19 is a respiratory virus and is mainly spread through droplets created when a person who is infected coughs, sneezes, or talks.
Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds (or using a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol) at key times.
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