Would you wear a watch and slippers made from carbon dioxide emissions? Or brush your teeth using toothpaste made from CO₂? Before the pandemic, students at Evergreen Middle School were learning about real products that capture and store carbon dioxide that would otherwise go into the atmosphere.
Tips for Staying Well
Ways to help prevent illness and keep students healthy
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single most important thing you can do to prevent the spread of germs is to wash your hands often.
- Stay home as much as possible. Minimize contact with people who do not live with you. Work from home when possible.
- Social distancing: When outside your home, staying at least 6 feet (2 meters) away from others.
- Avoid group gatherings and poorly ventilated areas.
- Wear a cloth face covering that covers your nose and mouth when you are in a public place, including outdoors if you cannot stay at least 6 feet (2 meters) away from others.
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer (60% alcohol or greater). Do not use sanitizer on children under age two.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick and avoid close contact withothers.
- Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.