Understanding COVID -19: IN-SERVICE 

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What Should you know?

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an illness caused
    by a virus that can spread from person
    to person.
    • The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new
    coronavirus that has spread throughout
    the world.
    • COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild
    (or no symptoms) to severe illness.

Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 can
cause people to avoid or reject others
even though they are not at risk for
spreading the virus

FACT #1

KNOW HOW COVID-19 IS SPREAD?

FACT #2 

For most people, the
immediate risk of becoming
seriously ill from the virus
that causes COVID-19 is
thought to be low.

Older adults and people of any
age who have serious underlying
medical conditions may be at
higher risk for more serious
complications from COVID-19.

  • You can become infected by coming into
    close contact (about 6 feet or two
    arm lengths) with a person who has
    COVID-19. COVID-19 is primarily spread
    from person to person.
    • You can become infected from respiratory
    droplets when an infected person coughs,
    sneezes, or talks.
    • You may also be able to get it by touching a
    surface or object that has the virus on it, and
    then by touching your mouth, nose, or eyes.

Protect yourself and other from COVID-19?

  • There is currently no vaccine to protect
    against COVID-19. The best way to protect
    yourself is to avoid being exposed to the
    virus that causes COVID-19.
    • Stay home as much as possible and avoid
    close contact with others.
    • Wear a cloth face covering that covers your
    nose and mouth in public settings.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently
    touched surfaces.
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water
    for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcoholbased hand sanitizer that contains at least
    60% alcohol

FACT #3

Someone who has
completed quarantine or
has been released from
isolation does not pose a
risk of infection to
other people.

FACT #4
  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food. 

  2. When in public, wear a cloth face covering that covers your mouth and nose. 

  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. 

  4. Stay home when you are sick. 

  5. Cover your cough or sneeze w

  • Buy groceries and medicine,
    go to the doctor, and
    complete banking activities
    online when possible.
    • If you must go in person,
    stay at least 6 feet away from
    others and disinfect items you
    must touch.
    • Get deliveries and takeout,
    and limit in-person contact as
    much as possible. 

Practice Social Distancing

cdc covid-19 US TRACKER 

Explore and understand coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Maps, charts, and data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Source: Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention 2020

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 If you are sick

  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care. 

  • Avoid public transportation, ride-sharing, or taxis. 

  • Separate yourself from other people and pets in your home. 

  • There is no specific treatment for COVID-19, but you can seek medical care to help relieve your symptoms.

  • If you need medical attention, call ahead.

FACT #5

 You can help stop COVID-19 by
knowing the signs and symptoms,
which can include:
• Fever
• Cough
• Shortness of breath
Seek medical attention immediately if you or
someone you love has emergency warning signs,
including:
• Trouble breathing
• Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
• New confusion or not able to be woken
• Bluish lips or face

Know your risk for severe Illness 

  • Everyone is at risk of
    getting COVID-19.
    • Older adults and people of
    any age who have serious
    underlying medical conditions
    may be at higher risk for more
    severe illness. 

Contacts

Tel.   (678) 248-5832

Fax   (678) 369-7221

Email   info@joynuscare.com

Address    4855 Peachtree Industrial Blvd #220 

Norcross, GA 30092

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