'No orgies'! NYC health dept issues graphic coronavirus sex guidelines that advise flying solo

NYC health department encouraged people to practice safe sex with one partner in their graphic sex guidelines


                            'No orgies'! NYC health dept issues graphic coronavirus sex guidelines that advise flying solo
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New York City clearly does not want its residents to be banging away like rabbits as people live out quarantine and self-isolation amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The NYC Health Department set up some very graphic do-s and don't-s when it comes to sex during these trying times. The department shared a bunch of recommendations as to how people can get it on while keeping the risk of contracting COVID-19 low.

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First, the department encouraged people to practice self-love saying its the least dangerous kind of love. As per the document, "You are your safest sex partner. Masturbation will not spread COVID-19, especially if you wash your hands (and any sex toys) with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after." 

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Should a person want to have sex with someone else, the department shares "the next safest partner is someone you live with. Having close contact– including sex — with a small circle of people helps prevent spreading COVID-19."

The NYC health department has also urged all those who are sick to skip sex (Getty Images)

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The department added how one should avoid having sex with anyone outside one's household. The agency also advised against "group sex" or orgies. "Video dates, sexting or chat rooms may be options for you," they revealed.

Of some of the most graphic advices offered, the agency also warned against acts like 'rimming' which involves mouth on anus action saying that the virus found in feces could enter the system. COVID-19 has been found in the feces of people who have been infected.

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They also suggested that condoms can reduce contact with saliva or feces, especially during oral or anal sex. The NYC health department also urged people to skip sex if they or their partner were not feeling well.

A hairstylist from the city spoke to the New York Post and said he appreciated the advice and also agreed with it. "Masturbating obviously is the safest thing to do. That’s a no-brainer. And if you’re two people living in the same household, you’re already sharing germs," he shared.

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"Whatever you do in your personal life is your own business, but maybe this is not a good time to be having orgies outside of the house and bringing it all home," he continued.

It has been reported that New York has become the hub of the coronavirus. Officials shared that around 99 people have died in the city which has around 10,764 of the state's 16,887 coronavirus cases as of Sunday night, March 22.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio said, "I hate to say this but it's true, we are now the epicenter of this crisis, right here in the nation's largest city. And, we have so much we have to do." NYC has resorted to taking drastic measures to limit the spread of the virus.

As of Sunday evening, all workers in non-essential businesses across NYC will be required to stay home. Around  75 million Americans in Connecticut, Illinois, New York and California will be under orders to stay indoors and avoid going out.

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Lower Manhattan resident Amber Cleary, 42, shared with CNN, "It's a general feeling of being scared and uncertain. I feel there's not much we can do. There's no finish line, either... There's a heaviness in the air."

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