- Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate to cope with the stress.
- Eat healthy and well-balanced meals.
- Exercise regularly.
- Get plenty of sleep.
- Stay well hydrated.
- Take a break from social media, news, and stories about the pandemic.
- Stay in touch with your loved ones
- Be informed about the signs, symptoms, and transmission of the disease.
- Be informed about emergency signs and symptoms.
- Be informed about the preventive measures to keep the virus at bay.
- Be informed about what needs to be done if you develop symptoms.
- Assess the situation and stock up on food and other supplies accordingly.
- Talk to your doctor to keep a stock of your medications and obtain extra if necessary.
- Have a health plan in place if you are above 60 years of age, or have heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, immunocompromised conditions, or are on immunosuppressants.
- Keep a stock of pain, cough medications as recommended by your doctor.
- Proactively track symptoms and signs of COVID-19.
- Practice all the preventive measures recommended to prevent the spread of infection such as hand washing, respiratory etiquette, cleaning frequently touched surfaces daily, a social distancing of at least 6 feet.
- Stay home as much as possible.
- If you develop symptoms, call your doctor.
- If you test positive, isolate and avoid all close contact with friends and family.
- Once you’ve recovered, talk to your doctor about discontinuing isolation.