There is no doubting the massive impact that COVID 19 is having on people all around the world. Everywhere we turn there is a new update or piece of information. Therefore it is increasingly important to make sure if you are sharing information that it is accurate and from a reliable source.
Limit your news intake
To help protect your mental health you should limit the amount of information you view. Constantly seeing updates on a worrying subject is not good for you. Limit your exposure and mix things up with something more light hearted. (E.g. Our Positivity Update)
#Stopthespread with these 10 verified top tips
10 verified steps you can take
- Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
- Avoid touching your face, eyes, mouth, and nose.
- Avoid contact with people who are vulnerable. And if you can’t, wear a mask.
- Cover your cough with the bend of your elbow.
- Disinfect surfaces you regularly use.
- If you feel unwell, stay at home for a minimum of 7 days and visit NHS 111 online.
- If someone in your household has symptoms, all householders isolate for 14 days
- Only share information from trusted sources.
- Maintain social distancing (2 metres/6ft)
- Be kind and considerate. This affects everyone.
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