1. I have been in contact with a CONFIRMED case of COVID-19. What should I do?

  • Notify those you live, work or may have come into contact with
  • Self-quarantine for 14 days and monitor yourself closely for any symptoms
  • Should you develop symptoms – seek medical advice and contact their Healthcare worker/ After the 14-day quarantine period, consult your healthcare provider for a medical clearance certificate.

2. I’ve tested positive for COVID-19 as confirmed by lab tests. What should I do?

  • Call your health care provider immediately for medical advice

Remember, when in self-quarantine:

  • Stay home from work, school, and away from other public places. If you must go out, avoid using any kind of public transport
  • Monitor your symptoms carefully. If your symptoms get worse, call your healthcare provider immediately.
    Get rest and stay hydrated.
  • If you have a medical appointment, call the healthcare provider ahead of time and disclose that you are under self-quarantine on suspicion of having COVID-19 or confirmed and are undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Stay in a specific room and away from other people in your home. Also, you should use a separate bathroom, if available. If you need to be around other people in or outside of the home, wear a facemask.
  • Avoid sharing personal items with other people in your household, like dishes, towels, and bedding
  • Clean all surfaces that are touched often, like counters, table-tops, and doorknobs. Use household cleaning sprays or wipes according to the label instructions.
  • In case of emergency, notify despatch personnel that you have COVID-19.

Source https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/caring-for-yourself-at-home.html


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