World Health Day – Take care of yourself to take care of others

With COVID-19, World Health Day, which is held on April 7, finds a fairly comfortable fit.  That’s why this is very short, showing you how to take care of yourself and how you could help the population and yourself.  First of all, you are being bombarded with news that may misinform you.  We are going to give you some real facts about the Coronavirus.

  1. There is currently no cure for COVID19.
  2. Homemade hand sanitizers may present health risks.
  3. The virus can cause fever, coughing and difficulty breathing. Here are the real symptoms caused by COVID-19 
  4. Here are the real statistics on what is happening in Canada in real time
  5. Here is the page with all all information on COVID-19 

To protect yourself and protect others:

  • Wash your hands
  • Sneeze into the crook of your elbow
  • Avoid contact with sick people
  • Do your shopping online
  • Shop for groceries outside peak periods
  • This online tool will determine if you might need an assessment or additional tests for COVID-19. Click here to begin.

A Canadian COVID-19 support app has been created for y9ou.

App Store: Click here to download

Google Play: Click here to download

If you don’t want to download the app, you can access the Web version. It is preferable to display it on a mobile device.

We understand that isolation can also affect mental health and that people need distraction. Several Internet articles give you ideas on what to do at home during the quarantine:

On this World Health Day, we want to thank all the front-line workers who are doing their share during this pandemic to help us stay healthy and safe.

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