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A 37-year-old female asked:

Covid 19 question: earlier today a friend stop pass my home. we both wearing mask. i sat briefly in his car with the a/c on, then we got out of the car because i was concerned about covid 19. should i be worried. can the virus be contracted that way?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Anything is possibl: It is best to be in a well-ventilated space- outdoors beats being in a car. If the windows are open with AC/Fan that will help to push particles away. Better to be at least 6 feet apart which might be hard to do in a car. Best to keep interactions under ten minutes. Great that you both wore masks. Transmission is possible but you did some things right - ventilation, mask & short time.

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