COVID-19 Pandemic: How to Shop Safely in the Marketplace

The arrival of the Coronavirus changed many parts of community life. Your market may even have closed. As a market vendor, you need to stay healthy so the market can remain open so you can sell your goods and your community can access food and products. By following the actions in this video, you can help the market stay open and be an example to your customers on how to stay safe during this pandemic.


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COVID-19 Pandemic: Marketplace – Market Leader

As a market leader, you have an important role during the Coronavirus pandemic. This animation outlines safe practices to limit Coronavirus exposure in your market. By following the actions in this video, you can help your market stay open and keep you and your community safe during this pandemic.

Source: COVID-19 Pandemic: Marketplace – Market Leader

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Toolkit for Understanding Lockdown

This toolkit, available in 10 languages, was developed in collaboration with the Department of Health to inform the public about the regulations for lockdown in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: Toolkit for Understanding Lockdown

    COVID-19 Guide for Community Health Workers

    Community health workers (CHWs) serve as a very important direct link between patients, communities and health services. As trusted on-the-ground support to community members, they therefore expand access to essential healthcare information as well as available treatment and prevention programmes.

    This course book provides appropriate, cost-effective, and sustainable targeted learning for the large numbers of emerging community health workers in South Africa.

    This online book includes these chapters:

    1. Introduction to COVID-19
    2. Diagnosing and managing COVID-19
    3. How to prevent the spread of COVID-19
    4. Protecting yourself from COVID-19

    ​​​​​​These chapters have been successfully used as part of the Skills to Care learning programme for the Lukhanji Municipality and Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape, funded by the Small Projects Foundation.

    Source: COVID-19 Guide for Community Health Workers