You’ve likely heard about the Coronavirus (officially called “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”) in the news. While the immediate health risk remains low to Americans and there isn’t a vaccine yet, there are still ways that you can help prevent the spread of this virus.
To prevent the spread of this illness or other illnesses, including the flu:
Wash your hands often with soap and water
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
Stay home when you are sick
See your primary care physician if you think you are ill
Visit The Centers for Disease Control website for more information on the Coronavirus, including what you should know about symptoms, treatments, testing, and other frequently asked questions.
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In addition to the above recommendations MWC providers recommend:
Drinking 1/2 your body weight in ounces daily and increase that amount when running a fever or purging fluids
Take a multivitamin, probiotics, and Vitamins C & D daily
Visit your pharmacy for other preventative measures such as Colloidal Silver and Elderberry syrup