We can all take necessary steps and do our part to minimise the further spread of COVID-19 during this ever-changing situation. As there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation currently
recommend that the most effective preventative measure against the spread Coronavirus COVID-19 include:
After going to
After blowing nose/
with people who are sick and putting distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
if you’re sick except to get medical care.
if you are sick
Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
(Rub each area together for at least 15 seconds)
Wet hands with water, apply soap and lather well.
Palm to Palm.
Between and back of fingers.
Back of hands.
Base of thumbs.
Rinse hands and dry thoroughly.
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