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What precautions should I take to avoid the coronavirus when I go shopping?

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If you have to go to the grocery store, go when it will be less crowded. Use disinfecting wipes to clean your shopping cart and bags. Maintain a 6 foot distance from others as you get in and out quickly. Don’t touch your face. At checkout, minimize contact with high touch surfaces by using your own pen or stylus to sign receipts and push keypads. Use a credit card and wipe your card off afterwards. Use hand sanitizer as you leave the store. If you are at high risk for a severe illness with COVID-19, consider using a delivery service or ask a friend to get groceries for you. They can leave the shopping items outside your door.

Consumer Reports: "How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus When Grocery Shopping

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on March 25, 2020

Consumer Reports: "How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus When Grocery Shopping

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on March 25, 2020

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