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Preventing Illness during an Emergency

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This four-page illustrated handout educates people about ways to stay healthy during an emergency. It provides a list of ways people can to prevent infections that can lead to serious illness. The document contains guidelines on handwashing, as well as how and when to avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth, cover mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, clean surfaces, and includes other tips to limit contact if you are ill and with others who are ill.

Unless otherwise stated, users may print or download this health information resource from www.healthinfotranslations.org for personal, non-commercial use only. All images, logos, trademarks and all other applicable elements are copyright of their respective owners: the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Mount Carmel Health System, OhioHealth, and Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Disasters, Hand disinfection
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2013
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