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A little “self-love” is the best way to cure your hormones during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a graphic new warning from the NYC Department of Health.

Yeah, they actually put out a document with tips on how to safely get it on during this time. Is it really surprising? We’re all stuck at home so… it’s normal to want some.

“You are your safest partner,” the department wrote in a document discovered on Saturday. “Masturbation will not spread COVID-19, especially if you wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after.”

Hope is not all lost if you want to still want to bump uglies during social isolation and quarantine:

“The next safest partner is someone you live with” because having close contact with only a small circle of people helps prevent spreading COVID-19.

Hopefully, you already live with your primary partner because it may get a little awkward when you’re stuck in quarantine for weeks after asking your roommate to do it tonight.

As for hooking up… you’re going to want to act like it’s 1998 and forget the Tinder or Grindr hookup.

“If you usually meet your partners online, consider taking a break from in-person dates,” they say.

The health department is realistic, however, as they recognize there are other ways to get your flirt on. In fact, they advise sending flirty text messages or having video dates with partners.

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