SISOLAK DOCTOR QA

Governor Steve Sisolak joins Dr. Shadaba Asad, the Director of Infectious Disease at UMC and a member of the Governor’s Medical Advisory Team in a COVID-19 discussion on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak joined Dr. Shadaba Asad, the Director of Infectious Disease at UMC and a member of the Governor’s Medical Advisory Team to discuss COVID-19 via Facebook Live Thursday afternoon.

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TAKEAWAYS

  • Stay at least 6 feet away from people exhibiting symptoms
  • Practice good hygiene, wash your hands and use hand sanitizer regularly
  • Distancing is important, even among children - stick to groups of 10 or less
  • The drug restriction does not apply to patients already using these medications for pre-existing conditions
  • The virus can survive on hard surfaces for awhile (about 72 hours)
  • Clean surfaces (with bleach-like cleaning agents) that regularly come in contact with people

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