Covid-19 shelter kit for people

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General recommended practices for staff and volunteers

  • Employees who have symptoms of acute respiratory illness are recommended to stay home and not come to work until they are free of fever (100.4° F [37.8° C] or greater using an oral thermometer) for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing or other symptom-altering medicines (e.g. cough suppressants).
  • Handwashing really works. Regular and frequent handwashing for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water before eating, after using the bathroom, after coughing or sneezing and after touching dirty surfaces is important. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available and there is no visible dirt on your hands.
  • Practice good coughing and sneezing etiquette (using the inside bend of your elbow). If you use a tissue, use it once, throw it in the trash and then wash your hands.
  • For more information on how to minimize/mitigate workplace exposures, read the CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease.

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