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Coronavirus: Preventive measures to protect yourself and others.

Coronavirus: Preventive measures to protect yourself and others.

  • Coronavirus: Preventive measures to protect yourself and others.

It is important to stay knowledgeable about the current details on the COVID-19 break out, offered on the WHO website and through your nationwide and regional public health authority. COVID-19 is still impacting individuals in China with breakouts in other countries as well. Most people who become infected experience moderate sickness and recover, however it can be more extreme for others.

Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:

• Wash your hands frequently
Routinely wash your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water as washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub eliminate viruses that might be on your hands.

• Preserve social distancing
Preserve a minimum of 1-meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and anybody who is coughing or sneezing as they spray little liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which might contain infection. If you are too close, you can inhale the droplets, consisting of the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the illness.

• Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
Hands touch lots of surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once infected, hands can transfer the infection to your eyes, nose or mouth.

• Practice good respiratory hygiene
Make sure you, and people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This implies covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose the used tissue immediately as droplets spread out virus. By following good respiratory health you and the people around you are secure from infections such as cold, influenza and COVID-19.

• If you have fever, cough and trouble breathing, seek treatment at the earliest.
Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and trouble breathing, seek medical attention and contact in advance. Follow the instructions of your local health authority. National and regional authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your locality. Contacting in advance will permit your health care provider to direct you to the best healthcare facility. This will secure you and help avoid the spread of viruses and other infections.

• Stay notified and follow advice provided by Dubai Health Authority.
Stay informed on the current advancements on COVID-19. Follow advice provided by your doctor, Dubai Health Authority and other public health authorities on how to secure yourself and others from COVID-19.

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