Corona Virus Measures

It is a Pandemic and we need to protect ouselves to avoid the health system being overwhelmed and uneccessary deaths occuring. Read on. 

Protecting Yourself

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What can you do to help stop the spread?
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for twenty seconds. Do this before and after eating, after going to the toilet and more often if you have contacts with others or outside of your home. If soap and water is not available you can use an alcohol based hand sanitiser ( with atleast 60% alcohol), for 20 seconds. 

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Cover your cough or  sneeze. Dispose of the tissue used and if no tissues available use the crook of your elbow then wash or sanitise hands. 

Cough-etiquetteAvoid contact with others, especially if unwell (stay more than 1.5 metres from people). Particularly if you are over 70 or have other significant illnesses - STAY AT HOME  
People can catch corona virus by touching contaminated surfaces or objects – and then touching their eyes, nose or mouth. The virus has been shown to live on some surfaces for a few days in certain conditions and if they aren't cleaned. It is normal for people to touch there face 20 times an hour so it is hard to change but we are never to old to try and learn new tricks.