Why Distribute the Guide to COVID-19 Safety, Symptoms and Recovery Pamphlet?
Informing employees and the public about how COVID-19 spreads, the symptoms of the illness, and self-care practices an individual with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 should know about facilitates their recovery and reduces the risk of transmission to healthy persons.
The COVID-19 Safety, Symptoms and Recovery Pamphlet can be provided to employees, customers, patients and caregivers, and housing residents to educate them about the virus. The pamphlet can be placed in break and interview rooms, included with pay statements, displayed in reception areas and waiting rooms, and placed at security check points.
- What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others
- 10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home
What You Should Know About COVID-19
The pamphlet explains how COVID-19 is spread and highlights the steps that individuals can take to avoid exposure to the virus and prevent spreading the virus to others if one is sick. This includes staying at home as much as possible, wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing in public places and the workplace.
What to Do If You Are Sick
Most individuals who contract COVID-19 have mild illness and are able to recover at home. This portion of the pamphlet emphasizes simple steps an infected individual can take to care for their own health while at home. The pamphlet is also informative for any person caring for someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 illness. The pamphlet describes the most common symptoms of the virus, recuperative self-care measures, and routines an infected person can implement to prevent transmission to others.