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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

How to Clean and Disinfect Yourself, Your Home, and Your Devices

Updated: Feb 21, 2021

With many communities reopening, it's important that you know how to continue to stay safe from the coronavirus. Whether you're going to head back outside or you prefer to continue to shelter in place, there are some steps you need to take to reduce your exposure to COVID19 and to lower the chances that you will spread it to someone else. Regardless of how much of a threat you think this virus is, keeping yourself and your home sanitized helps everyone out. To help you out, I've put together this handy reopening toolkit to help you. 1. Wash Your Hands and Keep Them Moisturized. The most important step to lower your risk to COVID19 is to wash your hands. Do this after you cough or sneeze, use the restroom (public or private), when you're leaving one place to another. Regular soap and water will do as long as you perform the 20-second wash (remember the whole bit on social media of saying your ABCs while washing your hands?) If you don't want to spend your time searching out soap, hand sanitizer will do in a pinch. Keep in mind that using soap and water is much easier on your hands. You should probably moisturize your hands once in a while as well, to keep them from getting dry and brittle.

2. Wear a Mask or Not ... Your Choice. The CDC recommends that you wear a mask when you're out and about. Not everyone will like this advice, but it's not about keeping you safe, it's about keeping others who at a higher risk safe from the virus. If you don't