TIPS ON CORONA VIRUS / COVID - 19

There is currently no vaccine to prevent corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To prevent illness avoid being exposed to the virus. It is recommended that to contain the virus the following guidelines are to be taken:

How can I protect myself?
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid handshakes and hugs
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the bin.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household disinfectant.
  • Use a face mask.
  • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wearing a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
  • Face Masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a healthcare facility).
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Avoid drinking cold water or drinks.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if your hands are visibly dirty.
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+263-2282842 ext 03620
BYO City Council Health Department
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