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COVID-19

This board provides you with public health advice on how to protect yourself from the new #coronavirus. #COVID19
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Do your 👀 only see waht you wnat them to see❓ BE AWARE, if #COVID19 messages you see online contain typos and errors they may not be from a reputable source‼️ ⚠️ #CheckBeforeYouShare!
BE AWARE, many images🤳 & videos 🎥 on #socialmedia could be deliberately retouched or edited to give you a false impression! ⚠️ #CheckBeforeYouShare!
🧐 Sometimes you need to take a closer look… When reading about #COVID19, if something sounds unbelievable it very well might be. Analyse the facts‼️ ⚠️ #CheckBeforeYouShare!

S.H.A.R.E

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We need an ironclad global commitment to support the vaccination of 40% of the population of every country by the end of 2021, and 70% by mid-2022. Join our fight for vaccine justice and to end this pandemic! #VaccinEquity
Vaccine inequity = more #COVID19 transmission and death = more opportunity for new variants to emerge = more social and economic disruption. Join our fight for vaccine justice and to end this pandemic! #VaccinEquity
Humanity is failing miserably with vaccine injustice. Join our fight to end the #COVID19 pandemic! #VaccinEquity #VaccinEquity #VaccinEquity #VaccinEquity #VaccinEquity

Pandemica Series

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You can't put out half a fire. No one is safe until we're all safe. Stand up for #VaccinEquity! #COVID19

#VaccinEquity

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It’s normal to have questions about #COVID19 vaccines and want to make the right decision for you and your loved ones. If someone you know – a friend, family member or colleague – asks questions or expresses concerns, here are some tips on how to have conversations about vaccines or visit our website
When talking about vaccines: ✅ Listen with empathy ✅ Acknowledge how a person you are talking to is feeling
When talking about vaccines ask open-ended questions to help you understand concerns of a person you are talking to.

How to talk about COVID-19 vaccines

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WHO & partners are racing to develop and deploy safe & effective vaccines against #COVID19. Learn more about how vaccines work through a series of short video explainers.
WHO & partners are racing to develop and deploy safe & effective vaccines against #COVID19. Learn more about how vaccines work through a series of short video explainers.
WHO & partners are racing to develop and deploy safe & effective vaccines against #COVID19. Learn more about how vaccines work through a series of short video explainers.

Vaccine Explainer Series

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Help your friends, family and community get vaccinated against #COVID19 by: 👉 Learning about COVID-19 vaccines at www.who.int 👉 Listening to people's concerns with empathy 👉 Sharing your reasons for getting vaccinated Lead by example - get vaccinated when it's your turn!
👉 Fact check using trusted sources 👉 Talk to someone you trust 👉 Check who.int Know the facts. #COVID19 vaccines save lives.
#DYK: Unvaccinated people have at least 10 times higher risk of death from #COVID19 than someone who has been vaccinated. Vaccines work to save lives. Don't delay.

COVID-19 Vaccines

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Spend time outdoors / Open windows - If it's too hot or cold outside to keep windows open all the time, open them for a few minutes each hour But also: ↔️ Keep distance 😷 Wear a mask 💉 Get vaccinated #COVID19
↔️ Keep a safe distance 🪟 Open windows 😷 Wear a mask 💪 Cover sneeze/cough 👐 Clean your hands 💉 Get vaccinated as soon as it's your turn #COVID19
No matter which #COVID19 variant is circulating in your area: ↔️ Keep a safe distance⁣ 🪟 Open windows⁣ 😷 #WearAMask⁣ 💪 Cover sneeze/cough⁣ 👐 Clean your hands⁣ 💉 Get vaccinated as soon as it's your turn

Holiday season

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Mr Bean is following WHO's advice on how to stay safe from #COVID19. This is how you can #BeSafe too: 👉 Keep your 🤲 clean & don't touch your face 👉 Keep a physical distance of at least 1m 👉 Keep in touch with your loved ones 👉 If you have any symptoms, call your healthcare provider
Will you wash your hands with Akili? Take a minute and sing along with Akili to learn how to clean your hands & stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cleaning your 👏 can help to stop the spread of #COVID19
Washing your hands regularly with 🧼 and 💦 is one of the most important and most basic steps keeping safe from #COVID19 and many other pathogens. Thank you, Disney Junior for this cute video.

For Kids

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These 4⃣ could put you at higher risk for #COVID19: 🚬 smoking 🥃 drinking alcohol 🍟 eating an unhealthy diet 🛋️ not exercising Make smart lifestyle choices to stay healthy & #BeatNCDs
#BeatNCDs & give your body a fighting chance against infections like #COVID19 by limiting or avoiding alcohol 🍺🍷🥃🍸 intake.
Obesity could make you 7⃣ times more likely to get severe #COVID19. Make sure you eat a healthy diet 🥕 & get enough physical activity 🚵‍♂️ to keep healthy & #beatNCDs

Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs)

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Are you organizing a small gathering or event such as a wedding 💒, a local sports match ⚽️or a party 🎉? Swipe 👉 to learn about precautions you should take to prevent the spread of #COVID19 among guests.
Are you attending a small gathering or event during #COVID19? Swipe 👉 to learn how you can protect yourself & others from getting infected with COVID-19!

Small Gathering & Event

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To all young people, you can protect your mental health during #COVID19 by  ✅Reaching out to a trusted adult or professional, if you need help ✅Limiting social media use to avoid misinformation ✅Doing physical exercises or meditating at home
Maintaining a familiar routine – while practicing physical distancing can help you feel calmer & more in control during this stressful time.  #YouthDay #COVID19
Shout out to young people around the 🌎🌍🌏  Don’t risk your life, play it safe and help end the #COVID19 pandemic!   #YouthDay

Young People

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Progress on immunization coverage was stalling before #COVID19 hit, at 85% for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP3) and measles vaccines
The likelihood that a child born today will be fully vaccinated with all the globally recommended vaccines by the time she reaches the age of 5 is less than 20 per cent.
In 2019, nearly 14 million children missed out on life-saving vaccines such as measles and diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP3).  Most of these children live in Africa and are likely to lack access to other health services.

Immunization

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During the #COVID19 pandemic, risks of violence increase due to:  ❗️ More time at home with abusers ❗️ Rising stress ❗️ Isolation from social support networks ❗️ Limited access to critical services  #coronavirus
If you are experiencing violence during #COVID19:  🤝 Reach out to supportive family, friends or neighbours ☎️ Call a hotline or access information online if possible 🆘 Seek out local services for survivors  #coronavirus

Violence Against Women

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WHO Health Alert on COVID-19 is now active on Messenger 👉 messenger.com/t/WHO

Chatbot

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Parenting during #COVID19: Fun #parenting is dancing round the kitchen with your kids for 10 minutes.
Parenting during #COVID19: Patience in #parenting is taking 5 deep breaths when you are about to shout.
Parenting during #COVID19: Honest #parenting is having open communication with your child when they ask questions.

Parenting

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For all older adults & people with underlying health conditions who have to #StayHome, don't forget to:   - Be physically active & mentally positive - Be socially connected via phone calls or social media - Be informed by local health authorities & WHO
For adults over 60 & people with underlying conditions, it is vital to:   - Check for common symptoms - Keep your family/friends informed if you need assistance - Seek medical care immediately, if you have difficulty breathing. Call first, if possible.
For those over 60 & people with underlying health conditions, keeping your physical distance is advised.  - Stay at least 1 meter away from others - Decline visits during the #COVID19 outbreak  - Alternatively, socialize by phone everyday with friends or family

Older Adults & People with Underlying Conditions

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A new story book “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” - aimed at children aged 6-11 years old, is released today to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19.  The story book also explains to children how to manage difficult emotions when confronted with a new and rapidly changing reality.
A new story book “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” - aimed at children aged 6-11 years old, is released today to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19.  The story book also explains to children how to manage difficult emotions when confronted with a new and rapidly changing reality.

Storybook

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All #HealthWorkers, including those providing support to people with disability should follow the WHO guidance to 👩‍⚕️ 👨‍⚕️ during the #COVID19 outbreak.
#Disability service providers should: •Develop & implement service continuity plans incl. for ↘️ workforce •Communicate frequently with people with disability & their support networks •↘️ potential exposure to #COVID19 •Provide sufficient support for people with complex needs
During #COVID1 governments should ensure that people with #disability: ✅ are not left behind in the response ✅ still have the right to access the healthcare they need on an equal basis with others

Disability

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You can get vaccinated against #COVID19 if you are menstruating the day of your appointment.
If you are 🤱 you should get vaccinated against #COVID19. The antibodies you get after vaccination may go through your breast milk and may help protect your 👶.
You should get vaccinated against #COVID19 if you are planning to have a 👶. It’s the best thing you can do to protect the health of yourself and your future child.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

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#COVID19 home care - ill people:  Clean 🙌frequently  🛌, drink plenty of fluids & eat nutritiously  Stay home in separate room. If not possible wear😷& keep distance from others  Cover👄&👃with flexed elbow or disposable tissue🤧 when coughing/sneezing  📞 doctor if condition worsens
#COVID19 home care - household members should:  Wash 🙌 regularly  Avoid unnecessary exposure to ill person & don't share items like🥄🍶🥛  Cover👄 & 👃 with flexed elbow or use a disposable tissue🤧 when coughing or sneezing  Monitor everyone’s health for symptoms 🌡️ of #coronavirus
#COVID19 home-caregivers:  Ensure ill person rests, drinks plenty fluids & eats nutritiously Wear😷when in same room Clean🙌frequently Use dedicated🍽️🥛towel & bedlinen for ill person Disinfect surfaces touched by ill person 📞healthcare facility if person has difficulty breathing

Home Care

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It is normal to feel fearful and anxious during this time. Talking about your feelings will lessen your distress.   #MentalHealth #coronavirus #COVID19
It is normal to feel fearful and anxious during this time. Talking about your feelings will lessen your distress.   #MentalHealth #coronavirus #COVID19
It is normal to feel fearful and anxious during this time. Talking about your feelings will lessen your distress.   #MentalHealth #coronavirus #COVID19

Mental Health Advice

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Be Safe from COVID-19 if you are 60+ or if you have an underlying condition like:  -cardiovascular disease -respiratory condition -diabetes  by avoiding crowded areas or places where you might interact with people who are sick and check WHO advice
Be Kind to support loved ones during COVID-19:  1⃣ Check in regularly📞- especially with those affected 2⃣ Encourage them to keep doing what they enjoy📖🎨🧘🏾‍♀️ 3⃣ Share WHO information to manage anxieties 4⃣ Provide calm and correct advice for your children
WHO is mobilizing the 🌍🌏🌎 to help all people Be Ready for the new coronavirus.  Be Safe by following public health advice Be Smart by being informed from accurate sources Be Kind and support one another to fight COVID-19.

Be Ready for COVID-19

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Being active every day is good for your body, mind and spirit 🧘🏽‍♀️ especially during #COVID19 outbreak. And more activities you do can improve your sleep which is also important for good health
#BeActive and stay #HealthyAtHome ! Here are some physical activities you can do at home during #COVID19 outbreak:  🤸‍Try exercise classes online 💃Dance to music 🎮Play active video games 🤾Try skipping rope 💪Do some muscle strength & balance training
Be kind to yourself to #BeActive during #COVID19:  Keycap digit one Regularly check your sitting posture while working from home Keycap digit two Break up your sitting & stand up while working Man technologist, on the phoneTelephone receiver, or watching TV Television

Physical Activity Advice

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Promote regular teleworking across your organization.  If there is an outbreak of #COVID19 in your community, the health authorities may advise people to avoid public transport & crowded places. #Teleworking will help your business keep operating while your employees stay safe.
Things to consider when you and your employees travel in time of #COVID19:  Your employees should comply with any local restrictions on travel, movement or large gatherings
Simple ways to prevent the spread of #COVID19 in your workplace:  Brief your employees, contractors & customers that if #coronavirus starts spreading in your community anyone with even a mild cough or fever (37.3° C or more) needs to stay at home.

Workplace & COVID-19

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During #COVID19, #BeActive and remain #HeathlyAtHome:  -Take some online exercise classes -Dance -Play active video games -Jump/skip rope -Practise muscle strength & balance training
Pass the message: These are 5️⃣ steps to kicking out #coronavirus:  👐 #HandWashing 🤧 Coughing etiquette (cover your cough with flexed elbow or tissue; throw tissue away & wash hands) ❌ Not touching your face (eyes, nose & mouth) 🚶‍♀️➖🚶‍♂️Physical distance (at least 1 meter) 🛌 🏡 Staying home if feeling unwell.  WHO and FIFA launched joint campaign to equip football ⚽community to tackle #COVID19!
Pass the message: These are 5️⃣ steps to kicking out #coronavirus:  👐 #HandWashing 🤧 Coughing etiquette (cover your cough with flexed elbow or tissue; throw tissue away & wash hands) ❌ Not touching your face (eyes, nose & mouth) 🚶‍♀️➖🚶‍♂️Physical distance (at least 1 meter) 🛌 🏡 Staying home if feeling unwell.  WHO and FIFA launched joint campaign to equip football ⚽community to tackle #COVID19!

FIFA

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