What to Keep in Your New Normal Go Bag
New normal conditions require people to adjust to the new demands of life. That includes keeping stock of the essentials that you need to bring wherever you go as much as possible. COVID-19 is a serious problem and if by now, you're not yet equipped with the things that can help reduce your chances of acquiring the disease, this article is for you.
Here are some of the new normal essentials you need to keep handy to possibly save a life--including your own!
5 Must-Have Items in Your New Normal Kit
Topping the list of your new normal essentials is the ever-dependable alcohol. Whether you prefer isopropyl alcohol or ethyl alcohol, make sure that it is at least 70% formulated to ensure its effectiveness in killing viruses, bacteria and other harmful pathogens.
TIP: Choose alcohol with natural ingredients and moisturizer so you can prevent skin dryness even when you have to use it often.
2. Hand Sanitizer
You can never tell when soap and water may not be available, Better keep this in your new normal kit as it is an effective disinfectant that can keep your hands clean the way soap and water can.
3. Face Mask
Of course, you no longer can go out without a face mask. However, it’s not enough that you’re wearing a mask on. You also have to make sure that there is a spare mask in your new normal kit. This is to ensure that in case the face mask you’re wearing gets soiled or damaged, you’ll have another one to easily replace it and keep you protected all the same.
Whether you prefer eyeglasses or shades, this is another essential that acts as an additional layer of protection. Your eyes can be a portal for viruses too. If you’re not comfortable with a face shield, this is a good replacement. By the way, pick a nice pair of eyewear so you’ll still look stylish while wearing one.
NOTE: A face shield will also be handy. Although it is no longer a necessity, there are still establishments that require wearing one so it’s better to keep one than deal with inconveniences.
5. Disinfectant Wipes
Have you been more meticulous about ensuring the cleanliness of surfaces? That’s the new normal. If you’re the type who won’t touch surfaces without disinfecting them, you’ll need disinfectant wipes in your new normal kit to be free from worries.
People who go to different places usually have different requirements. If you’re going to eat out and wants peace of mind in the cleanliness of your utensils, you may want to bring your own spoon and fork. When shopping, bring unused gloves that you’ll wear while completing your grocery or shopping list. Just make sure to dispose of and use them only once to prevent the accumulation and transfer of germs. Lastly, choose to pay cashless by using your credit card or debit card so you can reduce physical contact and transmission of germs.
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The pandemic has turned a lot of people into sort of ‘germaphobes’ and if you’re one of them, there’s no reason to be shy about it as it has become a coping mechanism for one to survive during these challenging times. COVID-19 looks like it’s here to stay so you better stock up on the essentials and ensure that your new normal kit is ready wherever you go.
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