COVID-19: Home caregivers guidelines.

Home caregivers for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should:
Ensure the ill persons rests , drinks plenty of fluids and eats nutritious food.
Wear a medical mask when in the same room with an ill person. Do not touch the mask
or face during use and discard it afterward.
Frequently clean hands with soap and water or alcohol-based rub, especially:
• after any type of contact with the ill person or their surroundings
• before, during and after preparing food
• before eating
• after using the toilet
Use dedicated dishes , cups, eating utensils, towels and bedlinens for the ill person. Wash dishes, cups, eating utensils, towels, or bedlinens used by the ill person with soap and water.
Identify frequently touched surfaces by the ill person and clean and disinfect them daily.
Call your health care facility immediately if the ill person worsens or experiences difficulty breathing.

Published by Ernest I.

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