Tips for COVID-19
By The Newspaper Club
What is the Coronavirus
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently a global pandemic. There are many different types of coronavirus, which is why the coronavirus pandemic is called COVID-19, not just COVID. Wearing a mask or face shield is one of the best ways to protect yourself from the virus. If someone around you has the virus and you both wear masks, there is a 1.5% possibility you will get the virus, but if the infected person does not wear a mask, there is a 70% chance that you could get it.
Tips: whenever you leave your house
Wash your hands often (Hand Sanitizer, Soap & Water)
Wear a mask every time you leave your house
Stay home if you don't feel well
Practice Social Distancing
Don't go out partying or hanging out will friends
if you do hang with friends stay social distanced and wear a mask
Exercise and stay healthy!
When You are online for class
Whenever you go onto your Google Meet for class, you should:
Have your supplies near you (composition books, pens/pencil, planner, etc.)
Follow the 20-20-20 rule. (to learn about the 20-20-20 rule, Click Here >>>)
Be a good digital citizen (don't spam the chat, keep your microphone off unless you are asked to speak, etc.)
Listen to the teacher (It is a long time, but just pay attention so no information is missed)
The 20-20-20 rule
The 20-20-20 rule is a good rule to help reduce eye strain from looking at a screen for too long. Here is what it means:
After looking at a screen for about 20 minutes, look at something at least 20 feet away, for at least 20 seconds.