Handbook for citizens: Rights and obligations during a state of emergency
9. 4. 2020
The government has declared a state of emergency in the Czech Republic due to the threat to health related to the proven occurrence of the coronavirus (identified as SARS CoV-2), which has been added to the list of infectious diseases and the deliberate spreading of which shall now be a criminal offence. We present an...
Nutritional advice and recommendations during quarantine
9. 4. 2020
Due to the strict government measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, both healthy people and those with symptoms of acute respiratory syndrome have found themselves in quarantine. Restaurant operations are restricted, people are buying more non-perishable foods and stocking up. Good nutrition is essential for human health, especially in times when we need...
How to distinguish between COVID-19 and budding spring allergies? It’s not easy!
8. 4. 2020
The increasing number of warm days is also leading to higher quantities of allergens in the air. The problem is that allergies often provoke similar problems as a COVID-19 infection. How can you distinguish between them and where can you seek help? Distinguishing between the symptoms of allergies and the COVID-19 infection is not that...
How to make a simple single-use face mask for personal use?
28. 3. 2020
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
27. 3. 2020
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...
Cough medication: Is coughing to be supressed or supported in the case of a COVID-19 infection?
26. 3. 2020
#StopCovidCZ A dry, irritating cough is typical for the disease caused by the COVID-19 virus, even though a productive cough has been described in certain cases. You have probably encountered it many times in your life: it is more or less difficult to cough out the phlegm that runs from your nose or cavities – it...
What to do to prevent the disease from spreading among other household members?
24. 3. 2020
#StopCovidCZ Ideally, each person in quarantine should have his own apartment or private room and a toilet and bathroom that nobody else will use. But the reality is quite different and only a fraction of those who are afflicted can afford the luxury of such quarantine. If you or someone in your household falls ill...
What to do when I have symptoms?
21. 3. 2020
#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,...
Helping children cope with stress
20. 3. 2020
A brochure for children “Hello, I’m Corona” and a guide how to use it.