Leaving the House? Here Are 6 Safe Practices to Follow When Returning Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all learned not to take freely going outside for granted. Although more of the country is slowly beginning to reopen, leaving the house won't come without some level of risk of exposure and infection, at least for a while. Of course, there’s not much you can do about being exposed to the virus, but there are things you can do to minimize the risk of bringing it into your safe space. According to Purvi Parikh, MD, an immunologist and allergist with Allergy & Asthma Network, the best way to do this is to develop an established ritual. If you have to venture outside, whether it be for grocery runs, work commutes, or even a bit of fresh air, here are some precautionary steps in your “going-out ritual” that experts recommend you take.