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VIDEO: Dr. Rupie joins the Star-Advertiser’s COVID-10 Care Conversation


Dr. Rupal Gohil, who goes by Dr. Rupie, joined the COVID-19 Care Conversation to take viewer questions and talk about how to best protect yourself from the coronavirus when venturing out.

When it comes to masks, Dr. Rupie said it is important to make sure the mask is fitted to your face, and that you wash your hands before putting it on, and then again before taking it off, so as not to touch your face with contaminated hands. Watch the video to see her demonstrate how to properly put on and take off rubber gloves.

Above all, she emphasized the need to stay home whenever possible and limit outings to truly essential trips only, and explained why six feet of space may not be enough when it comes to interacting with someone carrying the virus. Watch here and comment through our Facebook page.

Be sure to join us tomorrow, when Scott Murakami, the Director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations will be our guest.

The COVID-10 Care Conversation is live every day at 10:30 a.m. with Yunji de Nies and Ryan Kalei Tsuji, who discuss the latest news, resources and community concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in Hawaii.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

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