When someone coughs or sneezes, respiratory droplets that contain viruses may also land on their hands, clothes, surfaces (tables, door knobs/handles, plates, cups, etc.). Thus touching someone’s hands or clothes, or surfaces, and then touching the mouth or nose or eye without washing hands first, or using utensils without washing them, may also transmit the virus. The use of personal protection equipment listed here, can lessen the risk of exposure.
- Disposable gloves and masks for daily work where washing of hands cannot be easily readied such as manufacturing or facility work
- The use of hand sanitizer placed in strategic locations to aid in proper hygiene and prevent potential contamination of environments