The COVID-19 pandemic has changed various aspects of our day-to-day lives, from the way we interact with others to how we take care of ourselves, others, and the environment in which we work and live. This is especially true for those that work in public health as they are in large part responsible for providing services and resources to support the improved the wellbeing of the population.
PHO has created the following resources to explain various COVID-19 terms and behaviours. These resources are intended to support public health professionals in dealing with methods of prevention, monitoring, environmental cleaning, isolation, and vaccines. These resources are complementary to the current public health, and health care guidance available on the Ministry of Health’s website.
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Optimizing the Use of Masks Against COVID-19
How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19
Preventing COVID-19 in People at Increased Risk of Severe Illness
Mask Use for the Workplace (Non-Healthcare Settings)
How to Wash Your hands and How to Use Hand Sanitizer
[ARCHIVED] Physical Distancing
Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings
How to Prevent Skin Damage from Cleaning Products
What You Need to Know About mRNA Vaccines
What You Need to Know About Viral Vector Vaccines
If You Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 or If You Have Been Exposed
Self-isolation: Guide for Caregivers, Household Members and Close Contacts
[ARCHIVED] How to Care for a Child Who Needs To Self-Isolate
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