Emotional Support Animals & Covid-19
KEEP YOURSELF & YOUR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMAL PROTECTED FROM GETTING INFECTED
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COVID-19 Is Now a Global Panedamic
Hong Kong Dog Confirmed to be a Corona Positive
Protect Yourself from COVID-19
For example, through physical contact such as a handshake.
By receiving the droplet of the infected person like if a person suffering from the corona virus has sneezed or coughed on his hand or If he opens a door by that hand, then the person touching the handle could get infected by a corona virus.
If a person standing in front of you sneezes on you and is corona positive, and you will receive the droplet on your body, or clothes then there is a chance that you could also receive the virus.
But, it is not a situation to panic. Proper measures and hygiene could help to dodge this virus. Here are a Few steps You can follow to protect yourself from getting infected.
Always wash your hands with soap thoroughly. After touching exposed things, or after visiting public places.
Avoid shaking hands, and do ‘Namaste’ instead. Also, Use sanitizers to keep your hands clean after every Touch.
The World Health Organization has said that there is no evidence that a dog could transmit COVID-19. Still, we need to take care of our animals. As WHO has said, people share a bond with their ESA, and hence sometimes form close contacts. In such cases, it could share viruses, also known as ‘zoonosis’ in which animals can spread the virus to humans and vice versa.
It would be better to keep a distance from your pets, only if you are found corona positive, else it is ok to take care of your pooch.
Avoid going out and try to stay at home, play with your pooch, and spend some time with your family. Avoid unnecessary gatherings and public meetings. Always follow the guidelines regarding protection from COVID-19. Wash your hands thoroughly.
As the research is still under progress, we don’t have a complete outcome of the effects of COVID-19 on our ESA family. Hence, it is better to stay at home and relax.
Always remember “Protection is Better Than Cure”.