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General Information Individual responsibility and helping others

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is an infectious disease spreading rapidly throughout the globe. There are currently no approved vaccines or treatments for COVID-19.


To prevent infection:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap or clean them with hand sanitizer
  • Wash your hands or clean them with hand sanitizer immediately after returning home
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow or cover your mouth and nose with tissue
  • Safely discard used tissues
  • Avoid touching your face - eyes, nose and mouth in particular
  • Practice physical distancing
  • Limit/avoid social gatherings (including places such as cafes, restaurants and parks)
  • Leave your home only to buy essential items such as food and medicine
  • Restrict visitors to your home
  • Visit hospitals only if necessary
  • Follow the directions of government authorities