Covid-19 Myths vs Facts

Covid-19 Myths vs Facts

Covid-19 Myths vs Facts

1) Can Covid-19 be only transmitted in hot & humid climate?
Myth: The virus can be transmitted in all climates.

2) Taking a hot bath can help prevent getting Covid-19.
Myth: Hot baths does not lower the chances of getting the Covid-19.

3)Can Covid-19 be transmitted through Mosquito bite?
Fact: The Covid-19 is spread primarily through droplets from people coughing or sneezing.

4) Covid-19 only affect older people?
Myth: People of all ages can be infected. However older people and people with per-existing medical conditions ( Asthma, Diabetes, heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable.

5) Do hand dryers help kill Covid 19 virus?
Myth: They do not help kill Covid 19. Frequently clean your hands, once cleaned dry them with paper towels.

6) Covid 19 is different than the flu.
Fact: Covid 19 and the Flu have similar symptoms but Covid-19 is more deadly.

7) Everyone that gets Covid 19 dies.
Myth: Covid 19 fatality rate is an estimate of 1%-3%.

 

If you, a family member, or someone you have had contact with, are sick or experiencing any symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, etc.,) or , if you have recently traveled to a country or state heavily affected by Corona Virus we ask that you please stay home. If you have any questions or concerns as to whether you should come in, please call our office and we will be happy to answer your questions.

We continue to stay vigilant, with daily monitoring of the current recommendations from local government, the CDC and WHO, and will make changes as necessary to stay on top of this.

We deeply appreciate all of our patients and employees, and look forward to a return to normalcy very soon.

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