North Natomas Jibe

March 28, 2020

Preventing Illness on the Jibe Express

Much has been said about the Coronavirus, and Jibe would like to share the preventative health recommendations released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html

Coronavirus Prevention

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. As a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC's recommendations for using a facemask.
    • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
    • Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

Here is a link to the CDC's website to learn more about the cononavirus, how it spreads, symptoms, treatment and more:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

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Mission Statement:
North Natomas Jibe is a nonprofit organization with the mission to foster transportation behaviors that enhance placemaking in our community through advocacy, programs, education, and services.

1918 Del Paso Rd, Ste 100 | Sacramento, CA 95834 | 916-419-9955 | info@jibe.org

 

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