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  • The COVID-10 coronavirus pandemic is picking up pace at an alarming clip in the United States, which doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering how much the White House tried to downplay it in the early days of the novel coronavirus’s arrival in the US.
  • People are being advised to stay at home unless it’s absolutely necessary to leave the house, and every venture into a public space presents new risks of becoming infected.
  • Anytime you leave the house, there are certain precautions you need to take, and using a UV-C smartphone sanitizer is an added measure that can help keep you and your loved ones safe.
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Every single time you leave the house and step into a public space, you’re putting yourself and your loved ones at risk. Sometimes the risk is unavoidable, like when you have to pick up food. Regardless of the reason, there are a number of things you need to do each and every time you leave the house.

First, practice social distancing. Stay as far away from other people as you possibly can while you’re out and about. You should also try not to touch any surface that other people might have touched, though it’s obviously unavoidable at times. That’s why you need to always take extra care not to touch your face, and you should wash your hands thoroughly in warm water for up to a minute as soon as you get back home, preferably before touching anything else. But there’s something else you need to keep in mind and we cannot stress this enough: If you use your smartphone at all while you’re out and about, there’s a good chance that it’s covered with germs.

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Even if you remove the COVID-19 virus from the conversations, smartphones are still cesspools of germs and bacteria. Throw the novel coronavirus into the mix and cleaning your smartphone is of the utmost importance. If you somehow still have Clorox wipes or Lysol wipes at home, you can definitely use those to clean your phone. If you don’t however, you’ll have to find another good solution — and that’s where UV-C smartphone sanitizers. They’re hard to come by right now, but nowhere near as hard as Clorox wipes. In fact, there are a few different options in stock right now on Amazon.

The HoMedics UV-Clean Phone Sanitizer is one that we’ve tested and we actually use ourselves, and it was available to be shipped to your door for free as soon as next week at the time of this writing. There’s also a UV Cell Phone Sanitizer by Soeland that’s in stock right now, and if you want to go all-out you can get something like the 3B Lumin CPAP Mask and Accessory Cleaner, which is basically the same thing but it’s designed for CPAP equipment so it’s far more powerful.

You’ll find several additional options right now if you check out this UV Sanitizer page on Amazon, but you should definitely order soon because these are going to sell out fast.

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