Following are the safety measures recommended by the Nepal Government to reduce risk of CoronaVirus infection.

  • Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
  • When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone that has fever and cough Thoroughly cook meat and eggs Avoid unprotected contact with live wild or farm animals
  • Thoroughly cook meat and eggs
  • Avoid unprotected contact with live wild or farm animals
  • Protect yourself and others from getting sick: Wash your hands
    • sneezing
    • when caring for the sick
    • before, during and after you prepare food
    • before eating
    • after toilet use
    • when hands are visibly dirty
    • after handling animals or animal waste
  • Wash your hands with soap and running water when hands are visibly dirty
  • If your hands are not visibly dirty, frequently clean them by using alcohol‐based hand rub or soap and water
  • Protect others from getting sick
    • When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands.
    • Throw tissue into a closed bin immediately after use
    • Clean hands with alcohol‐based hand rub or soap and water after coughing or sneezing and when caring for the sick
    • Avoid close contact when you are experiencing cough and fever
    • Avoid spitting in public
    • If you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing seek medical care early and share previous travel history with your health care provider.
  • Practice food safety
    • Use different chopping boards and knives for raw meat and cooked foods
    • Wash your hands between handling raw and cooked food
    • Sick animals and animals that have died of diseases should not be eaten
    • Even in areas experiencing outbreaks, meat products can be safely consumed if these items are cooked thoroughly and properly handled during food preparation
  • Working in wet markets? Stay healthy!
    • Wear protective gowns, gloves, masks, and facial protection while handling animals and animal products
    • Remove protective clothing after work, wash aprons daily and leave at the worksite
    • Avoid exposing family members to soiled work clothing and shoes
    • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water after touching animals and animal products
    • Clean and disinfect equipment and working area at least once a day
  • Stay Healthy while travelling
    • Avoid travel if you have a fever and cough
    • If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing seek medical care early and share previous travel history with your health care provider
    • Avoid close contact with people suffering from a fever and cough Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water
    • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth
    • When coughing or sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands
    • If you choose to wear a mask, be sure to cover mouth and nose – avoid touching mask once it’s on
    • Immediately discard the single-use mask after each use and wash hands after removing masks
    • If you become sick while travelling, inform the crew and seek medical care early
    • If you seek medical attention, share travel history with your health care provider
    • Eat only well-cooked food
    • Avoid spitting in public
    • Avoid close contact and travel with animals that are sick

Source: https://heoc.mohp.gov.np/update-on-novel-corona-virus-covid-19/

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