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What advice do you have for patients who are on oral cancer therapies such as tkis and can't risk getting the coronavirus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Use precautions: Wash hands often with warm water & soap for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth unless hands have just been washed. Use a face covering or mask when in public. Practice social distancing – stay at least 6 feet from others (outside of family you live with). Stay away from crowds. Stay home as much as possible. Eat healthfully & sleep adequate amounts.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Covid prevention: Be scrupulous in following CDC guidelines. Wash hands often. Did not touch face. Avoid large gatherings. Wear a mask when out of hour house. Make sure mask covers both moth and nose. Have food, meds, etc delivered. Don't welcome anyone into your home. Apply social distancing stringently.Wash hands often for 20 full seconds.

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