- Clean your hands regularly.
- Wash your hands with soap and water, and dry them thoroughly.
- Use alcohol-based handrub if you don’t have immediate access to soap and water.
You can help yourself and your loved ones stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when you are likely to get and spread germs:
- Before, during, and after preparing food
- Before eating food
- Before and after caring for someone at home who is sick with vomiting or diarrhea
- Before and after treating a cut or wound
- After using the toilet
To see more about CDC recommendations for hand washing:
CDC Hand Washing Recommendation
CDC Hand Washing Page
Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
The small liquid droplets coming out from the nose or mouth of someone who is sneezinh which may contain virus. By beeing too close to another person we can spread those droplets and potentially contaminate someone
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have described social distancing as a set of methods to remaining out of congregrate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately six feet or two meters) from others when possible
The key points to practice social or physical distancing are :
- Stay at least 6 feet (2 meters) from other people
- Do not gather in groups
- Stay out of crowded places and avoid mass gatherings
Source: CDC John Hopkins CDC Assessment
When And How To Wear Medical Masks To Protect Against Coronavirus
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