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How to maintain your health while stuck at home

How to practice healthy tips while stuck at home
Posted at 5:46 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 18:48:32-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A growing number of people are beginning to practice social distancing due to the coronavirus.

Here are some tips on how you can maintain healthy habits while stuck at home.

Experts from the American Heart Association say one thing you can do is to create an at home circuit workout to get some exercise.

Also, use shelf-staple ingredients to cook heart-healthy meals.

And since these are stressful times, find ways you can combat that anxiety by either meditating or calling loved ones to stay connected.

it should also go without saying, that you should continue to wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds and don't touch your face.

And as fears of the coronavirus rise, blood donation organizations are asking everyone to continue to give blood.

The American Red Cross says collections have dropped in numbers because of people getting the flu, but fears of the coronavirus are leading to fewer donors.

According to the FDA, there have been no cases of COVID-19 transmitted through transfusion.

The Coastal Bend Blood Center says around 100 donations per day are needed to meet the needs of the community.