Health Tip of the Week, sponsored by Baton Rouge General: 10 things to do when someone in your house has COVID-19

Even though we’ve lived in a COVID world for almost a year now, you may still need a refresher on what to do when someone in your home has COVID-19. Here are some ways to safely help those who are sick and living under your roof, while also protecting yourself. You and the person you are caring for should be masked at all times  when you are within six feet of each other. Clean surfaces and your hands often. Pick a “sick” room and bathroom. Keeping the sick isolated is important in preventing the spread of germs. It’s also important to keep them hydrated, help with medications and provide meals—but from a distance.

10 ways to care a COVID-19 patient at home