Self-Monitoring for COVID-19

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Why quarantine for 14 days?

After exposure to COVID-19, most of the people start to have symptoms within 14 days

Preparation

  1. Isolated room with bathroom for quarantine
  2. Wearing a mask if your need to leave the room
  3. Turn off the house heating/cooling system if any
  4. Avoid non-essential talking to reduce the risk to catch COVID-19
  5. Eat separately with family members

How to do the self-monitoring

  1. Take your temperature AM and PM, and write down on the symptom log*
  2. Symptoms check, including feverish, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, muscle aches, headache, belly discomfort, nausea/vomit/diarrhea, loss of the smell/taste
  3. Exercise tolerate test, run up and down stairs several times, then check if any difficult breathing
  4. If the symptom occurs, contact your health care provider for further tele-evaluation or doing online COVID-19 consult for $59.95 only 

*Aspirin, Tylenol, Mortin, Advil, Aleve will lower your temperature, take your temperature before your next dose.

PRevention

wear the mask

Vaccines

NO vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19)

How to prevent?

The best way per CDC to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

Facemask

  • CDC recommends people use cloth face covering to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
  • Surgical masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).
  • Save N95 for the high-risk health care personnel

Hand wash

  • Soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Risk factors

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  • 65 years and older
  • Nursing home residents
  • Chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma
  • Serious heart conditions
  • Severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 40 or higher)
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis
  • Liver disease
  • Immunocompromised including cancer treatment, smoking, transplantation, AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids

Does everyone needs to wear mask?

JinCare Comment on universal mask policy on Voice of America

Home Quarantine

10 Things You Can Do to Manage COVID-19 at Home

When to use a mask

Hand Washing

How to boost your immune system?

dietary supplement

Supplements

  1. Vit D, *regular dose 2,500 IU/day
  2. Vit C, 1-2g/day
  3. Zinc, 50mg/day
  4. Quercetin, 500mg, two times a day
  5. NAC, 600mg two times a day 


*Regular dose if for adults

Lifestyle

  1. Sleep, 7-8 hours/night

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