The Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition (HBCC) created these spots and produced them in a variety of languages. The videos are available in Arabic, Indonesian, Hindi and Swahili.
These radio spots are intended for the general public, and explain various aspects about dealing with COVID-19. These aspects include mask wearing, physical distancing, handwashing, and adopting new habits. This campaign includes radio spots, video spots, infographics, and a Question and Answer booklet.
Source: COVID-19 Radio Spots, Indonesia
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, The Ad Council, The National Governors Association, the COVID Collaborative and the Infectious Diseases Society of America joined forces to provide consistent messaging to the public on the efficacy and importance of wearing face masks.
Source: Mask Up America Toolkit
This video, produced by Development Media International, explains the importance of mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing to slow the spread of coronavirus through a friendly conversation between three men in Côte d’Ivoire. The video is in French with English subtitles.
Can also be found at this Twitter feed.
Source: Joli Masque
As we come together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe that it is vitally important to empower people with the right information and best practices to follow in these challenging times. We hope that these resources are useful for you and your communities.
Breakthrough ACTION Guyana’s ‘Protecting you, Protecting us’ COVID-19 campaign produced a set of materials to inform the public about protection from the virus and to bring to their attention other issues regarding COVID-19.
This page offers advice on going out of the home during the time of COVID-19.
The following guidelines are offered:
- In general, the more closely you interact with others and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread.
- If you decide to engage in public activities, continue to protect yourself by practicing everyday preventive actions.
- Keep these items on hand when venturing out: a face mask, tissues, and a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, if possible.
Source: Daily Activities and Going Out
This article discusses five ways in which an individual or workplace can ensure that there is proper ventilation in order to lessen the chances of people becoming infected with COVID-19.
The five suggestions are:
- If it’s stuffy, walk away
- Look up at the air conditioning (avoid places where air in the room is simply recirculated)
- Ask about the fresh air ratio
- Get the office management to check if there’s virus in the filters
- Watch out for drafts – there are advantages and disadvantages to drafts coming into a room.
These infographics from the World Health Organization instruct the public about mask-wearing to protect oneself and others against COVID-19 . Some of the infographics show not only how to wear the mask, but also how not to wear it. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.
Source: Infographics on Mask Use
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