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Hygiene advice

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, or you can cough or sneeze into your sleeve.
  • Throw used tissues into a lined rubbish bin, and immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, making sure you dry them thoroughly.
  • Throughout the day, wash your hands often and thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use a hand sanitiser.
  • Avoid sharing dishes, drinking glasses, cups, eating utensils, towels, pillows, or other items with people in your home or accommodation.
  • Wash items thoroughly after use with detergent and water, placing them in the dishwasher for cleaning, or washing them in your washing machine.
  • Clean computer keyboards, desks and other surfaces regularly, especially before others use them.
  • You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (such as sharing a room or vehicle) and before you enter a healthcare facility.