Ways to Flatten the Curve

Fact: Now is the time to #FlattenTheCurveGA. Emory Healthcare is asking you to do your part by slowing the spread of COVID-19. Let's all stay home and do what we can to protect health care workers.

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Fact: The best way to protect yourself from coronavirus (COVID-19) is by frequently cleaning your hands. Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses and can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth.

Hand Washing Fact

Fact: COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS regardless of climate.

The new coronavirus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, regardless of climate.
Fact: Taking a hot bath will not prevent coronavirus. Protect yourself by cleaning hands and avoid touching eyes, mouth and nose.

Fact: Emory is among US sites hosting a new clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment.

Emory among US sites hosting new clinical trial for COVID-19 treatment
Fact: Avoiding contact with others will help protect you and others from possible COVID-19 and other viruses. Use a wave, a nod or a bow to practice social distancing if "greeting" others.

It's best to avoid physical contact while greeting. Use a wave, a nod or a bow to practice #SocalDistancing.
Fact: You can still pick up COVID-19 while wearing gloves and get the virus by touching your face.

Fact: Hand dryers and UV lamps do NOT effectively kill COVID-19.


Fact: Spraying alcohol or chlorine on your body is DANGEROUS and WILL NOT kill COVID-19.

Fact: Regular rinsing of the nose with saline WILL NOT help protect from COVID-19.

Fact: Eating garlic WILL NOT protect from COVID-19.

Fact: Fear and anxiety can cause people to avoid or reject others; COVID-19 does not discriminate. Coronavirus can make anyone sick regardless of race or ethnicity.

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Source: Facts adapted from WHO, CDC or GaDPH