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.
Information for pregnant women in the COVID-19 era
20. 3. 2020
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
18. 3. 2020
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
17. 3. 2020
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...