The same steps help protect everyone from catching COVID-19, irrespective if you have diabetes or not. If you live with diabetes, you may have learned to be extra aware of how you feel; this can be very helpful as you follow these steps to protect yourself.
Check this website every day. New information will be posted as the situation changes and we learn more. Encourage others to take these same steps. If there are children in your house, do your best to teach them to do the same.
- IMPORTANT: The COVID-19 virus hates soap and water. Wash your hands with soap and water or with an alcohol-based hand rub (with at least 60% alcohol – vodka or tequila do not work!) many times every day and especially after coming home, touching an area that other people touch often (such as a door or shopping cart handle), blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing, or going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food. To be sure you wash long enough, sing “Happy Birthday” twice or “Los Pollitos.”