Your health is in your hands.
To help keep yourself, your family/whanau and community safe from infection there are a few simple effective measures that everyone should be doing.
Wash hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap and dry them thoroughly:
- before eating or handling food
- after using the toilet
- after coughing, sneezing, blowing your nose or wiping children’s noses
- after caring for sick people.
Why? To kill the virus if it’s on your hands.
Cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues or clothing
Stay away from others if you’re unwell
Why? To stop the spread of infection to others.