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Self-Isolation: A Challenge But Need Of The Hour

Even if you’re not sick, just stay home if you can or self-isolate. Being in large crowds or going out to restaurants pose unnecessary risks not just to yourself but to the people around you. The more you’re in public, the more chances the novel coronavirus must hitch a ride on your hands, clothes, or person. 

Millions of people are very vulnerable to this virus. Putting yourself at risk also puts them at risk.

What is Self-Isolation?

Self-isolation is when you have been instructed to separate yourself from others, with the purpose of preventing the spread of the virus, including those within your home. If you are ill, you should be separated from others in your household to the greatest extent possible.

Even if you do not have symptoms, it is recommended to self-isolate for 14 days if: 

Self-Isolation as a Precaution

Do not take self-isolation as a punishment or boring, it is good for your health and for those in your family in the present scenario.

While on home isolation, do not go to work, school or other public places. 

To reduce the spread of germs including the flu and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) we recommend that you:

Preparing a Self- Isolation Room or Area

Precautions to Take While Moving Out

What to Do While Practicing Self-Isolation?

Being in home isolation can be frightening, particularly for young children.

Tips for Coping.

Remember that isolation won’t last for long.

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