Tarik Rever is both an equal rights and animal rights activist with a massive online following. She’s been watching COVID-19 closely, and has observed how it targets both minorities and our most vulnerable communities. Now, Tarik is sharing a quick list of tips to stay healthy and safe, even if you can’t stay home. She writes:
“The more we know about how COVID-19 spreads, the more we as a people can take better precautions to slow the impact of the virus. Coronavirus is infecting and killing Americans of all races. As it is now, those with compromised immune systems and the elderly are the most susceptible to the virus. But additionally, African Americans and Hispanics have been disproportionately affected by this crisis.
For anyone and everyone what has to work around large crowds of people here are some ways to stay safe.
1: While traveling to and back town try your best to wear a face mask. Filtered is possible.
2: Eat lemons or drink hot tea with lemon juice added to help keep the breathing pathway clear. This is a simple way to improve overall health.
3: Wear rubber gloves and have extras handy — Coronavirus tends to stay on surfaces anywhere from hours to days depending if there is light or high temperatures.
4: When possible, clean and disinfect surfaces in your immediate surroundings.