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I have asthma, and I currently work at a place that is not

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I have asthma, and I currently work at a place that is not closing due to covid-19. I was wondering what precautions I should be taking or if I should return back to work or not?
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. How long have you had asthma? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: I’ve had it my whole life, I do take an inhaler
JA: Have you seen a doctor about asthma?
Customer: Yes I’ve been prescribed the pro air inhaler
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I don’t think so
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.

Hello -

 

How much interaction do you have with other people?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I work at a department store so I am constantly talking to other people at work. At home I do live with two other people I have been trying to stay as much to myself as possible
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.

Well, at work -- you just have to take the standard precautions.

 

Don't stand next to people.

Wash your hands frequently.

Clean the high touch areas around you with Chlorox wipes.

Don't touch your face.

 

Asthma isn't going to increase or decrease your risk of catching the virus.

Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.

Best of luck to you.

 

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