WHAT YOU NEED TO FIND OUT ABOUT COVID-19 BOOK CORONAVIRUS.
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that trigger moderate diseases like a chilly, to extra significant diseases like pneumonia.
Infections with this brand-new virus have been reported in several nations, consisting of the UNITED STATE For an upgraded checklist of affected areas, go to cdc.gov/ coronavirus.
The virus is most likely to be spread from person to person, but it is currently uncertain just how easily it spreads out.
Typically reported symptoms to include high temperature, coughing, as well as lack of breath.
Lots of people (80%) with COVID-19 will feel like they have a negative cool or the flu. Some people will certainly need a hospital stay. Individuals that go to most dangers for extreme illness are elderly or have other health problems.
WHAT SHOULD TLC-LICENSED CHAUFFEURS, AUTOMOBILE OWNERS AND ALSO OPERATORS DO?
TLC-licensed chauffeurs, lorry owners, and operators should tackle their day-to-days live, yet take certain preventative measures:
IF YOU REALLY FEEL SICK, STAY HOME.
TLC-licensed chauffeurs, lorry proprietors, and operators are motivated to cleanse their lorries at least daily.
Typical cleansing, as well as sanitation products, are recommended (e.g. Clorox, Purell, Peroxide multi-purpose cleanser).
Pay unique attention to sanitizing surfaces as well as items that are touched often, such as door handles, arm relaxes, and also seat belts, as ideal.
COVID-19 is not known to send with the air or informal contacts, such as riding in the same lift or auto. While not essential to minimize transmission danger, vehicle drivers can consider setting vehicle airflow to non-recirculated air or opening windows.
Obtain the influenza shot— it’s not too late. Although the flu shot will not safeguard you from COVID-19, it will certainly help protect against the flu which has similar signs and symptoms to this coronavirus.
Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands).
Clean hands usually with soap as well as cozy water for a minimum of 20 seconds.
Utilize an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not offered.
Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
If you have fever, cough and/or shortness of breath, and also lately traveled to a location with the continuous spread of coronavirus, or have been in close contact with somebody that has lately taken a trip to any of those locations, go to your physician.
If you have these signs, yet no travel history, stay home and also call your medical professional.
If you need a connection to a healthcare company, telephone call 311.
The Health center team will not ask about migration conditions. Getting health care is not a public advantage identified by the public cost test.
Right Now, TLC-LICENSED DRIVERS, AUTOMOBILE OWNERS As Well As OPERATORS DO NOT NEED TO:
Limitation traveling within the city.
Stay clear of public events as well as mass transit.
Adjustment anything about where you obtain your food or exactly how you prepare it.
Use a face mask if you are not sick. Face masks are only suggested if directed by a healthcare carrier.
People put on protective face masks for numerous factors, consisting of seasonal allergic reactions, pollution or shielding those around them from a cold. They should not be bugged or targeted for putting on one.
WHAT SHOULD TLC-LICENSED CHAUFFEURS, VEHICLE OWNERS, AND OPERATORS WHO ARE INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS DO TO PROTECT THEMSELVES?
Avoid inessential traveling to affected areas.
If you were recently beyond the U.S as well as do not have a high temperature, cough and/or shortness of breath go about your life however display on your own for these signs. If they create to go to your medical professional.
If you were recently outside of the U.S. and also have a high temperature, cough and/or lack of breath, go to your medical professional.
If your doctor asks you to stay at home:
Prevent entering public or to work up until you have actually been fever-free for at the very least 72 hrs without making use of fever lowering drugs like Tylenol or Advil.
Cover your coughs as well as sneezes with cells or your sleeve, not with your hands.
Wash hands frequently with soap and cozy water for a minimum of 20 seconds. Make use of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and also water are not available.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE SEPARATE FACTS FROM CONCERN As Well As DEFEND AGAINST PRECONCEPTION.
A great deal of info distributing about coronavirus on social media and even in some information reporting is not based on the truths.
Support your friends, neighbors, and coworkers by proactively sharing this message and also responding to misinformation.
Acquire information concerning COVID-19 from trusted sources like the NYC Health Division, the CDC, and also the World Wellness Company (THAT).
If you are being harassed as a result of your race, country of origin or various other identifications, you can report discrimination or harassment to the NYC Commission on Civil rights by calling 311 and saying “civils rights.”.
If you are experiencing anxiety or feel anxious, call NYC Well at 888-NYC-WELL (888-692- 9355) or text WELL to 65173. NYC Well is a confidential helpline that is staffed 24/7 by qualified therapists that can supply quick helpful treatment, situation therapy, and also connections to behavioral health and wellness therapy, in greater than 200 languages.