Today we had our Quarantine and Chat Live session with registered traveling nurse Mariana Rivera. She answered all of your questions about the Corona Virus.
Listed below are fast facts from our Live session.
What products kill the virus?
- Germicidal Bleach (must say it kills 99.9% or germs)
- 70% Alcohol
- 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Surgical masks – Can only be worn up to 4 hours if kept dry
- You can not wash out a mask and reuse them after use
- N95 masks are 95% effective
- Cloth ‘fashion’ masks have a lower percentage of effectiveness in preventing the spread of Covid-19 due to the fact that it is porous and does not have a filter element.
- Do not reuse gloves
- 90% alcohol hand sanitizer
- Soap snd water is best although it can be harsh on your hands
Strengthening your immune system is the best way and staying at least 6 feet away from others. Please stay tunes for future lives with Mariana as we will be continuing to learn more about this current pandemic and what you can do to stay safe!