H1N1 - Do my part and be the responsible one

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H1N1 - Do my part and be the responsible one

  1. 1. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  2. 2. Points to note about H1N1 <ul><li>The virus can mutate and become deadlier. </li></ul><ul><li>There are over 52,000 cases now worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>It has affected Singapore and the numbers are increasing (many cases from overseas travel). </li></ul>Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  3. 3. Been travelling lately? <ul><li>Dominican </li></ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul>Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. USA Mexico Canada Australia Chile UK Japan Spain Argentina Philippines Thailand Panama Hong Kong
  4. 4. Just back from an H1N1 affected country? What should you do? Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  5. 5. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Firstly, it is important that you declare your travel history honestly . Secondly, you should not go to school. Stay at home for 7 days. During these 7 days, you should monitor your health regularly by checking for any flu-like symptoms .
  6. 6. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Think you might have it? How can you tell?
  7. 7. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. High fever (at or above 37.6 o C) Cough Runny nose Sore throat Body ache Headache Tiredness It is important that you do not hide any of these flu-like symptoms What are the symptoms of H1N1?
  8. 8. This is what you must do… Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. <ul><li>If you are ill: </li></ul><ul><li>Inform parents and seek medical help </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid self-medication </li></ul><ul><li>Stay at home and rest until you are well </li></ul>Even if you are well, continue to monitor your health.
  9. 9. Even if you have not travelled but have flu-like symptoms… Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Go see a doctor and stay at home Keep away from others and keep up with good hygiene habits
  10. 10. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. What does social distancing look like? <ul><li>Keep a distance (1 metre) when talking with people, if possible . </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid physical contact . </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid or cancel unnecessary gatherings. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Minimise sharing of personal items. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Minimise use of public facilities. </li></ul>
  11. 11. We can play our part to slow down the spread of H1N1 in Singapore Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  12. 12. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Let’s NOT fool around. Let’s… Keep good personal health Have a balanced diet Exercise regularly Rest well
  13. 13. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Let’s NOT fool around. Let’s… Practise good personal hygiene Cough or sneeze into a tissue and dispose of it appropriately Not share personal items like towels and handkerchiefs Wash our hands thoroughly with soap and water
  14. 14. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Let’s NOT fool around. Let’s… Take note of the following Use serving spoons when sharing food Don’t spit Wear a mask when I have flu or common cold
  15. 15. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Let’s NOT fool around. Let’s … Practise social distancing for now Practise social responsibility for ourselves and others Not blame our friends... ...who are sick and make them feel guilty
  16. 16. Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.

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