How to Avoid COVID-19 On Anything You’re Bringing Into Your Home
You're washing your hands, you're practicing social distancing, and you're staying home most of the time, but what about the stuff you're bringing into your home? You could be doing all the right things, and you feel like you're protecting yourself and your family, however, believe it or not, some of the things you're bringing into your home could actually be infected with the COVID-19 virus.
We knew from the start that the virus could potentially live on certain things that we touch everyday like counter tops, and door handles, but now we're learning that the virus could also live for shorter periods of time on other things we handle daily.
Did you know the virus can live for up to one day on cardboard, and for up to three days on other things we get from the supermarket?
I found this very informative public service video on how to sanitize those items you get from the grocery store, or that fast food you just picked up.
Now some of the methods talked about in the video may seem extreme, but it's always better to be safe than sorry. So set aside a little more time after your shopping is done, and before you put the stuff away, and even before you put any fast food on your table, to make sure you're not spreading the virus to your family in ways you didn't even think was possible.