COVID-19: Five Ways to Avoid Catching the Virus Indoors

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.

Source: COVID-19: Five Ways to Avoid Catching the Virus Indoors

    COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit

    The COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit is a free, public resource for anyone looking to communicate the importance of COVID-19 testing to communities. It is designed for use in the US, but can be used for communities in other parts of the world as well.

    The toolkit includes evidence-based tutorials, handouts, and image library to help in translating public health goals into motivating, clear messages that educate the public about why, when, and where to get tested, even if they feel healthy.

    Source: COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit

      COVID-19 and Breastfeeding Mothers

      This tweet from Jhpiego quotes the World Health Organization’s recommendations for pregnant women and breastfeeding women during the time of COVID-19.

      The recommendations include receiving routine care, breastfeeding counseling, and practicing good hygiene routines.

      Source: COVID-19 and Breastfeeding Mothers

        Infographics on COVID-19 and Immunization

        These infographics from the World Health Organization address the importance of continuing to obtain regular immunizations during the time of COVID-19. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.

        Source: Infographics on COVID-19 and Immunization

          Infographics on COVID-19 and Mental Health

          These infographics from the World Health Organization address issues of mental health during the time of COVID-19. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.

          Source: Infographics on COVID-19 and Mental Health

            Infographics on Addressing COVID-19 Social Stigma and Discrimination

            These infographics from the World Health Organization address issues of social stigma and discrimination around COVID-19. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.

            Source: Infographics on Addressing COVID-19 Social Stigma and Discrimination

              Infographics on COVID-19 and Public Transport

              These infographics from the World Health Organization instruct the public about safe practices when using public transport during the time of COVID-19. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.

              Source: Infographics on COVID-19 and Public Transport

                Infographics on COVID-19 and Ramadan

                These infographics from the World Health Organization instruct the public about safe practices during the time of COVID-19 when observing Ramadan. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.

                Source: Infographics on COVID-19 and Ramadan

                  Infographics on Re-opening of Workplaces

                  These infographics from the World Health Organization instruct the public about precautions to take when re-entering workplaces. These are part of a series of infographics from WHO which can be found on the same page.

                  Source: Infographics on Re-opening of Workplaces

                    Infographics on Mask Use

                    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