Helpful Resources To Protect Yourself, Stay Safe, Boost Your Immune System, and More During The Coronavirus Crisis

Table of Contents

  1. Stay Safe Daily
  2. Get Groceries and Takeout Food Safely
  3. Boost Your Immune System
  4. Understand How Long The Virus Can Survive
  5. Be Aware Of The Symptoms
  6. Coronavirus Truth and Fiction — by Gregg Braden
  7. Staying Conscious in the Face of Adversity — with Eckhart Tolle

“We’re going to be in this for a while…. I worry…. We’re handling this like it’s a ‘corona-blizzard.’ This is a ‘coronavirus-winter.’ We’re going to have the next three months, six months or more that are going to be like this.”— Michael Osterholm, internationally recognized expert in infectious disease epidemiology; director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP). Author of “Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Deadly Germs.” Speaking with Joe Rogan on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast/show #1439 March 10, 2020 (with 13.3M+ views).

STAY SAFE DAILY

By Siouxsie Wiles & Toby Morris; illustration by Toby Morris

Follow these practical steps to the best of your ability:

  • Stay home. Everybody knows this by now. But, we must understand the bigger picture of why physical social distancing is so vital. It’s not just avoiding human contact, it’s avoiding contact with where potential asymptomatic or symptomatic COVD-19 virus carriers may have touched or even just exhaled within your proximity. (See the section below on Understand How Long The Virus Can Survive). Be absolutely vigilant with yourself and your family. Absolutely zero non-essential contact with anyone. Adhere to your region/state/country’s lockdown mandate. But, also make your own sensible choices about extending the lockdown period for as long as may be necessary to stay healthy.
  • Get food delivered. If you can, in order to minimize contact with others, get fresh groceries delivered and prepare your own food at home. But be careful of how you receive any and all packages into your home. Food ordering and delivery apps and services include: Instacart, Ubereats, GrubHub, DoorDash, ChowNow, Postmates. See the section below on getting groceries and takeout food safely.
  • Shop for groceries with EXTREME care. If having your groceries delivered is not an option where you live (or for other reasons), adhere to the Safe Grocery Shopping suggestions made by Dr. Jeffrey VanWingen, MD’s video (detailed in the section below). When you do make a trip to the market, do your best to stock up for 14 days or more, if at all possible. Get more dried, tinned and frozen food to last longer.
  • Cancel all nonessential appointments. Everything can wait until it’s safer. Haircuts, manicures, dental care, the works. If something is truly an emergency that you have to go out, obviously it’s up to you to decide at the time. Just do not put your own life or your family members’ lives in danger because you get ‘cabin fever.’
  • Sanitize everything. Hopefully, you’re staying home for the duration of the lockdown, longer if needed. However, if you do absolutely have to make any trips outside the house, be mindful of anything that anyone may have touched, such as ATM machines, gas pumps, credit card machines, elevator buttons, etc. Use sanitizing wipes. Also, if a member of your household is the one making the outside trip, ensure they exercise extreme caution whilst out and then thoroughly wash up upon their return.

GET GROCERIES & TAKEOUT FOOD SAFELY

Watch this excellent, educational video by Dr. Jeffrey VanWingen —a medical doctor, with 20 years’ experience.
  • Plan out two weeks of groceries; make your shopping list.
  • Wipe down your cart with a sanitizing wipe.
  • Commit to adding items to your cart; touch as few items and surfaces in the store as possible.
  • When you get home, consider leaving groceries in your garage (or porch) for three days, if at all feasible. Get items as needed and sanitize when bringing them into the house. Of course, frozen foods and items that need to be refrigerated, will need to be handled right away. Sanitize using the the steps below.
  • Sanitize your kitchen table/counter top with disinfectant.
  • Wipe down all plastic wrapping and packaging with your disinfectant-saturated cloth.
  • Take items out of their cardboard boxes and put the interior plastic bag into your cupboard, e.g. cereal. Throw away exterior boxes.
  • Consider opening cardboard or plastic wrapping/packages and placing the contents into containers without touching the food, e.g. bread.
  • Do not go to the store if you have any respiratory symptoms.
  • Do not allow anyone over the age of 60, and/or with compromised immune systems, to go to the store, if at all feasible.
  • Do not let delivery services come in to your house; have them leave packages outside.
  • Ensure your table/countertop is sanitized, and set out clean plates.
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds.
  • Open up the food packaging, take off the wrappers and do your best to place the food onto the plates without touching it. Discard all packaging safely.

BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

“If you hear optimism in my voice, my global family, it’s because what I want to say to you right now is you are absolutely wired, WIRED, for times just like this. And, your body knows exactly what to do. The key is to keep our bodies STRONG enough to allow our bodies to do what they are designed to do. When some kind of contagion is introduced in the body, our bodies are designed to identify that and then create the antibodies specific to that contagion.” — Gregg Braden, scientist, visionary, scholar, author.

The Kind Gut Program

Health Experts Show You How to Protect Your Immune System — Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu

Watch Tom Bilyeu — host of Impact Theory — interview numerous health experts and medical doctors on how to protect your immune system.

Boosting Supplement Intake

UNDERSTAND HOW LONG THE VIRUS CAN SURVIVE

BE AWARE OF THE SYMPTOMS

Source: aafa.org/covid19

UNDERSTAND THE COVID-19 / CORONAVIRUS

Scientist, Gregg Braden on “Truth and Fiction Coronavirus”

STAYING CONSCIOUS IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

A Special Message From Eckhart Tolle

LET’S CONNECT ON FACEBOOK

Virtual hugs to all!

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