We should all be practicing 𝐬𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐦. It is important at this time that you stay at home. To help you, here are a few key things you should know:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 unless absolutely necessary⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ You may 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲 leave home for:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ • Work where this cannot be done from home i.e. if you are a 𝘬𝘦𝘺 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘦𝘳⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ • Or for essential groceries, medicines or sensible exercise⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ A minimum 2 meter distance should be kept between you and those outside your household⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ Maintain good handwashing practice⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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There will be some who need to 𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐟-𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞.⁣⁣
Self-isolation requires you to stay at home and not leave the house at all for a period of time. ⁣⁣
▪️ 7 days: from the onset of symptoms; a high temperature above 37.8oC and/or a new continuous cough⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ 14 days: if someone in your household has symptoms. You need to self-isolate for 14 days from the onset of their symptoms.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
🔸𝐃𝐎 𝐍𝐎𝐓🔸 go to your GP, pharmacy or hospital. If you develop symptoms that are unmanageable at home, call NHS 111 for further advice.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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🔔 As an example: Jack and Jill share a house. Jack develops a mild cough and fever so he needs to self-isolate for 7 days. Jill, at this time has no symptoms BUT she must isolate for 14 days. On day 9, Jill develops symptoms too. She must now self-isolate for 7 days from the onset of her symptoms.⁣⁣🔔⁣⁣
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‘𝐒𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠’ 𝐨𝐫 ‘𝐜𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠’ is a practice recommended for those who are clinically vulnerable. ⁣⁣
Individuals that fall into this category are likely to have weakened immune systems or serious lung conditions.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ Avoid all but essential face-to-face contact for 12 weeks⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ If you require healthcare or personal support this should continue, although carers must not have contact with you if they themselves have symptoms⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
▪️ Keep in contact with your loved ones through other means; video chat and regular phone calls could be useful!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣
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❇️ All advice from NHS and Gov.uk 24th March 2020

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⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ We should all be practicing 𝐬𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐦. It is important at this time that you stay at home. To help you, here are a few key things you should know:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 unless absolutely necessary⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ You may 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲 leave home for:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ • Work where this cannot be done from home i.e. if you are a 𝘬𝘦𝘺 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘦𝘳⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ • Or for essential groceries, medicines or sensible exercise⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ A minimum 2 meter distance should be kept between you and those outside your household⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ Maintain good handwashing practice⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ There will be some who need to 𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐟-𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞.⁣⁣ Self-isolation requires you to stay at home and not leave the house at all for a period of time. ⁣⁣ ▪️ 7 days: from the onset of symptoms; a high temperature above 37.8oC and/or a new continuous cough⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ 14 days: if someone in your household has symptoms. You need to self-isolate for 14 days from the onset of their symptoms.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🔸𝐃𝐎 𝐍𝐎𝐓🔸 go to your GP, pharmacy or hospital. If you develop symptoms that are unmanageable at home, call NHS 111 for further advice.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ 🔔 As an example: Jack and Jill share a house. Jack develops a mild cough and fever so he needs to self-isolate for 7 days. Jill, at this time has no symptoms BUT she must isolate for 14 days. On day 9, Jill develops symptoms too. She must now self-isolate for 7 days from the onset of her symptoms.⁣⁣🔔⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ‘𝐒𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠’ 𝐨𝐫 ‘𝐜𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠’ is a practice recommended for those who are clinically vulnerable. ⁣⁣ Individuals that fall into this category are likely to have weakened immune systems or serious lung conditions.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ Avoid all but essential face-to-face contact for 12 weeks⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ If you require healthcare or personal support this should continue, although carers must not have contact with you if they themselves have symptoms⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ▪️ Keep in contact with your loved ones through other means; video chat and regular phone calls could be useful!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ❇️ All advice from NHS.uk and Gov.uk 24th March 2020 #covid19 #factcheck #stayathome #socialdistancingsaveslives

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