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Old 03-24-2020, 08:58 PM   #1
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Old 04-02-2020, 05:40 AM   #2
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Thanks for creating this section and taking the time to move the relevant threads to it.
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Old 04-02-2020, 06:26 AM   #3
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Wonderful idea, especially with so many of us here in the high risk category.
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Old 04-02-2020, 11:53 AM   #4
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Old 04-02-2020, 04:06 PM   #5
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Consider This

Another good aseptic technique to employ is to take steps to avoid virus transmission when filling your fuel at gas pumps. This virus is extremely contagious and can be easily spread by someone passing through that stops for gasoline.

1.Wear latex or nitrile gloves and carefully remove and dispose of them when finished.
2. Wipe the pump handle, touchscreen, buttons, anything you would touch with your hands with a germicidal wipe.
3. Clean your hands with a germicidal hand cleaner after you're done (keep a bottle in each of your vehicles).
4. Wash your hands really well when you get back home or to your destination.

I do know that in our area here in Southern California our Costco Gas Station Attendants are using germicidal spray and wipes on every pump after every customer gets done pumping gas. That's awesome! Costco has really stepped up inside and outside and taken this pandemic seriously.
I don't know how other gasoline vendors are handling their operations but don't take anything for granted. Stay safe
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Old 04-03-2020, 01:41 AM   #6
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It would be nice to be able to use wipes and disinfectant if I could find any, on a brighter note, I was able to find TP today.
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Old 04-03-2020, 09:59 PM   #7
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Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Data

Hopefully some find this useful. You can hover over the map and click on specific areas to get the latest data that has been reported. There is always a chance that some places aren't being completely transparent with their data reporting. Stay safe.

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
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Old 04-03-2020, 10:37 PM   #8
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Old 04-03-2020, 11:22 PM   #9
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It would be nice to be able to use wipes and disinfectant if I could find any, on a brighter note, I was able to find TP today.
I would agree. I just found TP over 3 weeks searching for this elusive extinct product. I think I might buy a lottery ticket.
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Old 04-04-2020, 12:26 AM   #10
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Our Bexar County sheriff was on TV last night saying you should NOT call 911 for toiler paper. The dispatchers have received 189 calls so far this week requesting help in finding toilet paper.

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Old 04-05-2020, 05:22 PM   #11
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Old 04-05-2020, 07:22 PM   #12
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Old 04-06-2020, 01:41 AM   #13
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Proper Glove Removal

The wearing of gloves must be followed with proper removal in order to be effective and not transfer the virus back onto the wearer. Here is a simple instructional video.



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Old 04-06-2020, 01:55 AM   #14
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Another good site is healthdata.org. Shows latest statistics by US as a whole and also states.
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The wearing of gloves must be followed with proper removal in order to be effective and not transfer the virus back onto the wearer. Here is a simple instructional video.



Great information!
There is a lot more to proper aseptic techniques than just wearing gloves, masks and gowns. There is a proper procedure for donning and doffing PPE so that you have a better chance of protecting yourself and others from transmission. This whole idea really can't be overstated. This is also the reason why it requires so much PPE to safely deal with this pandemic. Stay at home and Stay Alive. The sooner we all get on the same page, the sooner we can get back to RVing. Wash your hands
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Old 04-07-2020, 02:11 AM   #16
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And please, please, please dispose of the gloves or other PPE in the trash and not on the ground, highway, or somewhere other than the trash. We need to stop being our own worst enemy when it comes to our environment.
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Old 07-25-2020, 09:26 PM   #17
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COVID-19 Traveling from Florida

Traveling from Florida New to the RV traveling is anyone having problems traveling to other states from Florida thank you
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