Corona virus can survive on surfaces and plaques from a few hours to a few days. When our hands touch and touch our eyes, nose and mouth, the possibility of infection is very high. So to prevent Covid-19 to protect the health of the whole family, home disinfection is extremely important and necessary.
1. Firstly, take care of your personal hygiene
There are basic but important principles to prevent the covid pandemic such as: do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth, keep a distance of 2m, wear masks in public. Always remind family members to keep their personal hygiene clean and check their health regularly. In case of abnormal symptoms, please contact the nearest medical facility.
Frequent hand washing is recommended by doctors as an effective measure. Wash your hands with soap for 20 – 30 seconds. Make sure to wash your hands before and after removing the mask, when coming home from outside, before preparing food, applying makeup or wearing contact lenses, etc.
As for the clothes you should also change and wash when you get home, wash, dry and dry to reduce the risk of infection.
2. Disinfect and clean the house
Before starting the disinfection and cleaning work, you are required to wear a mask and gloves. Open windows and doors to ensure the best ventilation and open space.
Start cleaning the most frequently touched surfaces in your home first such as; door handles, handrails, tables and chairs, kitchen surfaces, telephones, light switches, toilets. For homes with small children, do not forget to clean toys to ensure their health.
To clean start with soap or detergent, then use an alcohol-based sanitizer (about 70%) to disinfect. You can also use vinegar or other naturally fermented products. Note that disinfectant products need to be left on the surface for a few minutes to be most effective against viruses. Do your due diligence before using a disinfecting product to avoid damaging sensitive surfaces such as cell phones and avoiding toxicity when cleaning toys.
3. Food handling and preparation
The risk of infection when in contact with the seller, the food delivery person is very high, in addition, the surface of the food containing the virus can also easily spread the disease.
So please be careful not to come into close contact with the seller and deliver food, wear a mask to wash your hands constantly when delivering and receiving food. Disinfecting the surface of the food container before bringing it into the house.
At the stage of food storage and processing, you should remove unnecessary packaging and dispose of it in a trash can with a lid. Wipe food with cans and hard plastic containers. Thoroughly wash unpackaged produce such as fruits and vegetables under running water. And don’t forget to wash your hands and disinfect them after handling food.
At present, although the pandemic is under control, hygiene and disinfection measures are extremely important. Take care to take care of yourself and your family’s health.