While everyone is out hunting for toilet paper, Purell and Lysol wipes there are quite a few items no one is talking about that you will need the most if end up home sick with the Coronavirus. You need to plan ahead and think what it is you will wish you had bought once you are burning up with a fever and by then it will be too late to run to the store as you will not want to spread the infection so here is what you need to get now.
- Thermometer- If you don’t have one in the house get one now as it will be very important to know how high you are your loved ones temperatures are.
- Tylenol, Advil, Motrin. You will want o be able to alternate Tylenol and Motrin to keep the fever down
- Electrolytes like Gatorade, Pedialite and Powerade to stay hydrated
- Saltine Crackers
- Chicken Soup or broth
- Mucinex- This is a respiratory illness be sure and have a decongestant on hand to keep your lungs as clear as you can.
And of course don’t forget to have enough food on hand for your pets too!
Being prepared is what prevents panic. Be sure to have a plan and a few weeks of food and medicine on hand. Stay safe!