Posts Tagged ‘H1N1’
The swine flu H1N1 has got everyone of us worried, it has now become a national concern.
The below url runs a tutorial on the H1N1 virus, the infection, symptoms, emergency signs, treatment and prevention. The tutorial repeatedly talk about the best way of prevention is washing our hands regularly…
Taking a cue from the tutorial we have kept sanitizers near the entrance on all the floors, we expect all of us to use it as and when we feel like…
Let us all do our part in controlling the outburst of H1N1 Flu by washing our hands off it.
Cover Your Nose and Mouth
– With a tissue when you cough or sneeze and dispose the tissue properly in the trash after use.
Wash Your Hands
– Regularly and thoroughly with soap and water.
– Before and after preparing food
– After going to the toilet
– Before and after eating
– After blowing your nose
– After using your hand when coughing or sneezing
Contain the Spread of Flu
– Use a serving spoon when sharing food from a common dish.
– Do not share personal items such as toothbrushes and towels.
– Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
– If you are sick, avoid crowded areas and wear surgical mask.
– Stay at home and do not go to work or school if ill.
– See your family doctor if you have flu like symptoms and if you had recent travel to areas with cases of Influenza A(H1N1).
Build Up Your Immunity
– If you are a smoker, quit smoking. It harms you and your family.
– Take more fruit and vegetables. Fruit and vegetables are the most power-packed combination of nutrients your body needs for good health.
– Drink the equivalent of 8 glasses of fluid daily.
– Engage in 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity on 5 or more days a week.
– Learn to relax and rest.
Keep Your Environment Clean
– Do not throw leftover food on the floor or in the open.
– Do not leave food in common areas for stray animals.
– Do not spit on the floor and common areas.
– Throw used masks, tissue or litter into rubbish bins.
Do not do any non-essential travel to these regions:
– Kobe (Japan)
– Osaka (Japan)
If you do travel there, monitor your temperature daily for any fever. Keep a record of all your movements for 7 days after your return.