Protection measures for all
Be aware of the latest information about the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through the national and local public health agency. COVID-19 has been seen in many countries around the world and in several outbreaks. The authorities in China and some other countries have succeeded in slowing or stopping the spread of the disease. However, the situation is unpredictable, so check regularly for the latest news.
You can reduce your chances of infection or spread COVID-19 by taking a few simple precautions:
Clean your hands regularly and thoroughly with alcohol scrub or rinse them with soap and water. why? Washing hands with soap and water or using hand-rubbing with alcohol kills the viruses that may be on your hands. Keep at least 1 meter (3 feet) between you and anyone coughing or sneezing. why? When someone coughs or sneezes and sprinkles small liquid drops from his nose or mouth, they may contain a virus. If you are very close, you can breathe in drops, including COVID-19 if the person has a cough. Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth. why? Hands touch many surfaces and can catch viruses. Once infected, hands can transmit the virus to your eyes, nose, or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick. Be sure to follow good respiratory conditions around you. This means covering your mouth and nose with your elbow or folded tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then immediately dispose of used tissue. why? Drops spread the virus. By following good respiratory hygiene, you protect people around you from viruses such as cold, flu, and COVID-19. Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough, and trouble breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of the local health authorities. why? The national and local authorities will receive the most recent information about the situation in your area. Contacting in advance will allow your healthcare provider to quickly guide you to the appropriate health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent the spread of viruses and other infections. Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 hotspots (cities or local areas where COVID-19 is widespread). If possible, avoid traveling to places - especially if you are an older person with diabetes, heart or lung disease. why? You have a greater chance of catching COVID-19 in one of these areas.
Protection measures for people who are or have recently visited (within the past 14 days) areas where COVID-19 is spread
Follow the instructions above (protection measures for all) Isolate yourself by staying at home if you start to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache, low-grade fever (37.3 ° C or higher) and a slight gonorrhea until you recover. If it is necessary for someone to bring supplies or go out, for example to buy food, then wear a mask to avoid injuring others. why? Avoiding contacting others and visiting medical facilities will allow these facilities to operate more effectively and help protect you and others from possible COVID-19 and other viruses. If you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, seek medical advice immediately as this may be due to a respiratory infection or another serious condition. Call in advance and inform your service provider of any recent travel or contacting travelers. why? Contacting in advance will allow your healthcare provider to quickly guide you to the appropriate health facility. This will also help prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.