6 PREVENTION PERSONAL HYGIENE Frequent hand washing Coughing etiquette GENERAL MEASURESVACCINE
7 HAND WASHING Wash your hands often with soap and warm water, especially after you coughor sneeze. Wash for 15 – 20seconds.Alcohol-based handwipes or gel sanitizers are alsoeffective.
8 COUGHING ETIQUETTE Do not spit anywhere Cover mouth during coughing and yawningUse handkerchief & cover nose when sneezingCoughing at elbow and underarmAvoid touching face, eyes, nose and mouth
9 GENERAL MEASURES GENERAL MEASURES ISOLATE THE PATIENT REGULAR SLEEPBALANCED DIETPLENTY OF LIQUIDSEXERCISESALT WATER GARGLESAVOIDCROWDED PLACESCLOSE CONTACT WITH PATIENTHAND SHAKESISOLATE THE PATIENTUSE FACE MASK IF REQUIRED
10 VACCINE FLU VACCINE VERY EFFECTIVE TAKEN ONCE EVERY YEAR PROTECTION STARTS AFTER DAYSVACCINE
11 IF YOU GET SICK… Stay home if you’re sick for 7 days after your symptomsbegin or until you’ve beensymptom-free for 24 hours,whichever is longer.If you are sick, limit your contactwith other people as much as possible.Take medicine as advised by the doctor