How risky is the county: That you live in? That you work in? That you have family and friends in That you shop, dine, or get haircuts in?
An easy to implement contact tracing idea for saving our favorite small restaurants and potentially saving lives at the same
Here in the Rockford region, we’re all in this together. Working for the common good, we can keep our residents and visitors healthy by following the Clean Hands, Open Doors Pledge.
Let’s use the US Postal Service to help fight the Covid-19 Pandemic by delivering free face masks to every houshold in the US, territories, and possessions.
State of Illinois Community-Based Testing Sites. Open to all regardless of symptoms.
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Face-to-face conversations are one of the riskiest things you can do when there is an infectious respiratory disease running rampant in your community.
But face masks are not perfect and they need to be used in conjunction with other measures to lower risk of infection such as physical distancing and hand washing.
The major culprit is close-up, person-to-person interactions for extended periods. Crowded events, poorly ventilated areas and places where people are talking loudly—or singing, in one famous case—maximize the risk.
MLive spoke to the following four public health experts in Michigan, asking them to assess the risk various activities pose to spreading coronavirus.
You shouldn’t gather in groups this weekend, but we know you probably will. So here’s some guidance from the biology professor whose advice for lowering coronavirus risk has reached millions.
“Methanol is not an acceptable ingredient for hand sanitizers and should not be used due to its toxic effects,” the FDA said in a news release.
Those who have been exposed to hand sanitizer containing methanol should seek immediate treatment, which is critical for the potential reversal of toxic effects of methanol poisoning. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death.
Last updated: 7/30/20