Tips for staying healthy

March 20, 2020 | by admin

Tips for staying healthy so you can offer great care to pigs

Step 1

Use good personal hygiene. Wash your hands, sneeze or cough into tissues or elbow joints.

  • Cover your mouth or hand with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Dispose of any used tissue in a lined trash can.
  • Immediately wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.
  • Don't dry your hands on your pants.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water before eating and after using the restroom.
  • Use fingernail brushes and wash under your fingernails.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

Step 2

  • Avoid close contact.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick or have cold or flu-like symptoms.
  • Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting sick.

Step 3

  • Clean and disinfect high touich surface areas every day.
  • Counters, tabletops, doorknobs, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets, and tables.
  • Ask your supervisor or veterinarian if you are unsure what your recommended disinfectant is.

Have questions? Reach out to the team at Prairie Swine Health Services.

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