Coronavirus – Hygiene Tips

4 March, 2020

To help prevent the spread of the corona virus  follow good hygiene.

Wash hands frequently

Washing hands with soap and water or alcohol based hand sanitiser will kill viruses on hands

Avoid touching face if hands not clean

Hands will touch many surfaces and if contaminated it is easy to transfer the virus to eyes, nose and mouth, and consequently enter the body and cause illness

Follow respiratory hygiene

Use a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing. Dispose of the tissue in a bin.

Avoid close contact with people who may be unwell

Maintain a minimum distance of a metre from anyone who is coughing or sneezing to avoid breathing potentially contaminated droplets

This advice is relevant to all viruses such as colds and flu as well as corona virus

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