Ways to help prevent yourself from contracting COVID-19 Virus

Dr. Leslie Cooper, the Myocarditis Foundation’s Co-Founder and Medical Director, has asked that we share this with you so that you can make better decisions when it comes to preventing contracting the COVID-19 Virus.

Please keep in mind that they believe that the elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions and those who are in immunocompromised states, are at the highest risk if they develop the disease. Thus, remember to use good infection control practices  https://www.myocarditisfoundation.org/infection-control-and-how-to-help-prevent-the-spread-of-disease/

You cannot prevent getting Myocarditis from a virus…If a person develops Myocarditis from a virus, it is because of how your body reacted to the virus once the virus is in your body. You can however, help prevent yourself from obtaining a virus by good infection control practices.

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) President, Dr. Richard Kovacs, recently posted a Clinical Bulletin providing COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for the Cardiovascular Care Team.

https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2020/03/06/15/01/acc-issues-covid-19-clinical-guidance-for-the-cv-care-team