Caring for the sick
People in your household may fall sick. You need to make sure that they don’t spread the virus and have a safe and healthy place to recover properly. So, if someone around you is unwell, how do you care for them?
Scroll down to view and download an illustrated story, a set of guidelines and some detailed information in various languages.
Selvi the Caregiver
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What do you do if someone in your household falls sick?
A majority of COVID19 cases involve a cough and fever, much like a flu. If someone in your family shows these symptoms, they could be a COVID19 case. Individuals who are normally in good health usually get better on their own in 3-5 days. The patient will need care and support to ensure that the virus does not spread within the household or beyond.
Click to download the guidelines in different languages:
- Guidelines for quarantine from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
- Guidelines for Elderly from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
- Home care of patients : recommendation from World Health Organization (WHO)
- Principal Scientific Advisors Office on how to make a mask
- Questions about pets