COVID-19 Pandemic Information & Tips

The Nevada Health Reponse Center (NHRC) released the COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiative on Wednesday, March, 18, 2020; which includes guidelines for social distancing, as well as a list of all essential businesses.

Essential Services and Sectors include, but are not limited to:

  • Fire services, law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services & public safety agencies

  • Healthcare services

  • Businesses or organizations that provide food, shelter, or critical social services for disadvantaged popuations

  • Utilities as defined NRS Chapter 704

  • Trash collection

  • Home maintenance/repair services

  • Auto repair services & trucking service centers

  • Grocery stores, supermarkets, hardware stores, convenience & discount stores

  • Pharmacies, healthcare operations & biomedical facilities

  • Post offices & shipping outlets

  • Gas stations & truck stops

  • Banks & financial institutions

  • Veterinary services & pet stores

  • Laundromats & dry cleaners

  • Food processing

  • Agriculture, livestock & feed mills

  • Logistics & supply chain operations: Warehousing, storage, distribution, and supply-chain related operations

  • Public transportation

  • Essential stays in hotels, commercial lodging, dormitories, shelters and homeless encampments

  • Child care centers and daycares operating in accordance with requirements set forth by their licensing authorities and COVID-19 guidance

COVID-19 Pandemic Prevention Measures

Wash Your Hands Frequently

Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or wash them with soap & hot water for 20 seconds.

WHY?  Washing your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or soap & hot water kills viruses that may be on your hands.

Maintain Social Distancing

Maintain at least 2 metres (6 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Wear a facemask when at all possible.

WHY?  When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

Avoid Touching Eyes, Nose & Mouth

WHY?  Hands touch many surfaces and can pickup viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

Practice Respiratory Hygiene

Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

WHY?  Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene, you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.

Fever, Cough, Difficulty Breathing - Seek Medical Attention

Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immediately by calling the Washoe County CDC Hotline at (775) 328-2724.

WHY?  Washoe County authorities have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your healthcare provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread the spread of the virus.

Stay Informed & Follow Advice Given By Your Healthcare Provider

Stay informed about the latest developments about COVID-19. Follow the advice given by your healthcare provider, your national and local public health authority or your employer on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

WHY?  WNational and local authorities will have the most up to date information on whether COVID-19 spreading in your area. They are best placed to advise on what people in your area should be doing to protect themselves.

CONTACT US

For Lodge Scheduling contact

BILL JOHNSON

PHONE

775-722-6059

EMAIL
elksrenolodge@gmail.com

ADDRESS
597 Kumle Lane

Reno, NV 89509

PHONE

775-825-0597 (phone)

775-825-1384 (fax)

RENO ELKS LODGE #597

OFFICE HOURS

Tuesdays - 11am to 6pm

Thursdays - 10am to 6pm

 

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