Happy Birthday Lisa, Angel and William

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS DURING THE PANDEMIC.

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks at Brothers II. The company was knocked out by Covid-19 and we all contracted the virus. I’m happy to report that everyone is on the mend and we are all healthy once again. We are all back to work and are open for business. Please stay safe and we hope the best for you and your family! Check out some helpful hints to help protect yourself and others:

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  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after being in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus.
    • Stay home as much as possible and avoid non-essential travel.
    • Practice social distancing by keeping at least 6 feet — about two arm lengths — away from others if you must go out in public.
    • Stay connected with loved ones through video and phone calls, texts and social media.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others and when you must go out in public, such as to a grocery store. The cloth face cover is meant to protect other people in case you are infected.
    • However, do NOT place cloth face coverings on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
    • In addition, do NOT use a facemask meant for a health care worker.
    • Continue to keep about 6 feet between yourself and others. The cloth face cover is not a substitute for social distancing.
    • See CDC guidelines, including how to create your own cloth face cover.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes. Use a tissue to cover your nose and mouth, and throw used tissues in a lined trash can. If a tissue isn’t available, cough or sneeze into your elbow — not your hands. Wash your hands immediately.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks. Follow CDC guidance.

https://www.redcross.org/about-us/news-and-events/news/2020/coronavirus-safety-and-readiness-tips-for-you.html

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PLEASE NOTE IF THERE IS A GATHERING OF MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE  THAT READ THIS I HAVE TO CLOSE DOWN THIS BLOG.

 

 

CAN DOGS CONTRACT CORONAVIRUSES?

Dogs can contract certain types of coronaviruses, such as the canine respiratory coronavirus, but this specific novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19, is believed to not be a threat to dogs.

The World Health Organization reported that there have been no reported cases of coronavirus in domestic animals. “At present, there is no evidence that companion animals/pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19,” their report says.

PIPERTo read more https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/can-dogs-get-coronavirus/

How to protect yourself from coronavirus

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Basic hygiene is the best thing you can do, according to a doctor of infectious diseases.
1) Wash hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose & mouth.
2) Stay away from those who are sick
3) Clean surfaces
4) Get your flu shot

Getting your Flu Shot  (it’s not too late) = lowers the risk of hospitalization, & the healthier you are, the lowers your risk if you do get Covid19.  It also helps communities as you’ll likely use fewer medical resources!

 

You are still MUCH more likely to be exposed to flu than Coronavirus.

 

While CDC considers Covid19a serious situation and is taking preparedness measures, the immediate risk in the U.S. is considered low. Everyone should always take simple daily precautions to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses. http://www.cdc.gov/nCoV

 

 

Brothers II loves Dogs

Every Pet-Friendly business needs a dog pen and we are no different.  We love our little furry Co-Workers! Even the boss takes them outside for some fun in the sun. William ran inside too fast so I didn’t get him on camera ☺.  We sell and service business machines but that doesn’t stop us from having a fun day doing it. outside dog pen

Pet-Friendly place to work

Brothers II Business Machine is a dog-friendly place to work. Sadly we had a loss this week, my beloved Duke had passed, he was 14-year-old Cockapoo. He was loved by everyone here, he was so sweet and visited everyone a couple of times a day. If he walked into your office just to say hi he would be handed a treat so of cause he did it often. It’s very hard to say goodbye to a family member or even a furry co-worker. Thank God I got to bring him in and was able to spend time with him at work. RIP my fur baby.

If you bring your dog to work post a picture on our Facebook page of your fur baby and luck place you work at.

https://www.facebook.com/Brothers-II-Business-Machines-205475692819617/

 

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