World Health Organization advice for avoiding spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Clean hands frequently with soap and water, or alcohol-based hand rub. Wash hands after coughing or sneezing When caring for the sick Before, during and after food preparation Before eating After using the restroom/toilet When hands are visibly dirty After handling animals or waste.
Maintain at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance from anyone who is coughing or sneezing Avoid touching your hands, nose and mouth Do not spit in public Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or bent elbow when coughing or sneezing. Discard the tissue immediately and clean your hands
If you feel unwell (fever, cough, difficulty breathing) seek medical care early and call local health authorities in advance Stay up to date on COVID-19 developments issued by health authorities and follow their guidance.
Healthy individuals only need to wear a mask if taking care of a sick person Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing Masks are effective when used in combination with frequent hand cleaning Do not touch the mask while wearing it. Clean hands if you touch the mask Learn how to properly put on, remove and dispose of masks. Clean hands after disposing of mask Do not reuse single-use masks
This is a public service provided by THE DC PATRIOT and advised by the World Health Organization (WHO).