How to make a simple single-use face mask for personal use?

This single-use face mask made of paper tissue is intended for short-term personal use. It is ready in minutes. We recommend making more of them, to have a face mask ready with you throughout the day. Store the unused masks in a sterile bag. What you need: A package of hygienic disposal paper tissues Any...

Recommendations for the use of respirators and face masks and recommended classes of protection for selected professions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued several documents in which it informs in detail about the use of protective equipment and protective measures in relation to the COVID – 19 contagion and spread.  This recommendation summarises important facts. The wearing of face masks is indicated by the WHO for persons with clinical signs of a respiratory...

What to do when I have symptoms?

#StopCovidCZ The main symptoms of the coronavirus disease include increased temperature, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, and headache.  However, not everyone who has those symptoms is infected with the coronavirus.  How to proceed if I do have symptoms corresponding to that disease?  If you have difficulty breathing or have a fever and a dry cough,...

Information for pregnant women in the COVID-19 era

18 March 2020 Roughly 110,000 women give birth in the Czech Republic every year, meaning there are about 300 births per day. A full-term pregnancy lasts 280 days, meaning that at any given moment there are about 85,000 women in various stages of pregnancy in the Czech Republic. In their reporting, the news outlets and...

Information for Patients with a Chronic Disease or Weakened Immunity

General recommendations given to the general public apply to chronic patients.  People with certain chronic diseases or weakened immunity are, however, facing greater risks than healthy people in connection with a potential novel coronavirus infection.  We have, therefore, prepared further recommendations for people with chronic disease.Please help us communicate relevant and specific information for persons...

Tips and Recommendations for Home Quarantine

You are quarantined at home.  Your condition does not require hospitalisation.  It is important that you abide by the following instructions.  1. Stay at home You or the person for whom you are caring for should stay home, with the exception of medical care (see paragraphs 3 and 8 – what to do before you seek...