Flash Updates:

Before

  • Watch television, listen to radio, or surf the Internet for official news of any outbreak.
  • Practice good hygiene and keep your premises clean.
  • Use mosquito nets/repellents at night.
  • Boil water before drinking. Chlorinate it, if possible
  • Thoroughly wash all vegetables/fruits before cooking/eating.
  • Use insecticides to contain the vectors.
  • Don’t consume stale or contaminated food products
  • Immediately report any sickness with unusual and/or suspicious symptoms in the family / neighbourhood to health authorities.
  • Seek medical attention if you are sick; keep a stock of your regular prescribed medicines.

During

  • Keep distance from and avoid direct contact with the affected person
  • Avoid going to crowded areas.
  • Use a respiration mask for protection.

After

  • Follow official instructions and help authorities dispose of contaminated items such as food, poultry, crops, vectors and other materials, if advised
  • Ensure that all the required immunizations are done and necessary precautions taken.