How to stop the Corona virus spread?

Since the last month or so, the spread of Corona virus has been rampant. While several countries have imposed lock down and taken stringent measures, there has been little to no success in eradicating it. Why? Because, a lot of it is dependent on each of us. Yes, for the spread of Corona virus to subside, it’s very important that we all follow certain protocols and be truly honest about it.

Google shows you the way

If you open Google’s homepage today, you’ll find a link below their search engine that says “Stay home this Sunday and DO THE FIVE”. If you click on it, you get to see the top 5 tips to follow that can help stop Corona virus. This is a general public health information from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India.

Image Courtesy: Public Service Announcement from Google India

I must admit, Google, being the world’s largest and trusted search engine, is doing a great job by spreading the awareness among Indians. With the Janata Curfew in Bangalore and rest of India being a successful one today, this message will surely add more value and awareness. So, thank you Google 🙂

5 steps to help stop Corona virus

As you can see from the image above, simply follow the 5 steps listed. Though this might look simple, following this can make our lives easier in the coming days. It can also imbibe cleanliness and a sense of discipline among us, which is kind of lost in recent times. However, now that it’s become imperative to follow hygiene, let’s do it for our good and for nation’s welfare.

Here are the 5 steps that you need to follow

  • Wash your hands often using any alcohol-based sanitiser
  • Cover your mouth using your elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze
  • Do not touch your face using your hands
  • Maintain sufficient distance from people around you
  • As much as you can, stay at home. Avoid travel

Help is just a call away

If you feel symptoms of fever, cough or cold, do not panic and get worried about it. The first step is to start wearing a n95 mask. The second step is to visit the nearest healthcare and get yourself checked. If you need help or require any clarification, get in touch with the helpline using one of the options listed below –

  • Helpline Toll free number: 1075
  • Helpline landline number: 011-23978046
  • Helpline Email ID: ncov2019@gov.in OR ncov2019@gmail.com

So, please follow the 5 steps above and ensure to take care of your health. Stay at home as much as you can, eat hot and fresh food, maintain personal hygiene and most importantly, stay happy and engaged all through the day 🙂

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