COVID-19 Taking Care of your family- Protection First

How to protect you​r family

These are  few measures one can take to protect your loved ones…

  • Wash  hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use  any hand sanitizer which as at least  60% alcohol.
  • Limit your close contact with people other than family members  by practicing social distancing. This means staying home as much as possible.
  • Keep children and elderly away from others who are sick or keep them home if they themselves are ill.
  • Educate everyone at home, especially kids to cough and sneeze into  their arm or elbow, not their hands. And to immediately wash hands even if they have accidentally coughed or sneezed into hands.
  • Clean and disinfect your home as usual using regular household cleaning sprays or wipes. No special solutions are needed.
  • Wash stuffed toys in the warmest water possible and sun-dry them.
  • Avoid touching your face, nostrils, eyes, etc; teach your children to do the same.
  • Avoid travel to highly infected areas.
  • Follow  restrictions laid down by local government authorities with 100% compliance

If your child has been exposed to COVID-19, or you are concerned about your child’s symptoms, call your pediatrician immediately.​​​​

Matter inspired by guidelines issued by American Academy of Pediatrics(AAP), CLICK Here to view more info by AAP.

Published by Dr Vipul Baweja

Consultant Pediatrician Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital & Baweja Clinics at New Multan Nagar & East Patel Nagar, Delhi

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