Protecting you from COVID-19

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By THE BAMBOO TREE/Tamar Altbeker
4 Lessons
4.2
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Quick guides to help protect you and your family (South Africa)

From the author:The development of this course has been a collaboration between THE BAMBOO TREE in Australia and twyg in South Africa. The course is aimed at communities in South Africa who need simple, accessible information around protecting themselves and their families from COVID-19.

Protecting you from COVID-19 Lessons

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  1. How it spreads
  2. Masks
  3. Wash your hands
  4. Stop the spread

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What you will learn

  • How it spreads - A guide to help learn what we know about the virus, how it spreads and social distancing
  • Masks - A practical guide on how to protect yourself with a mask, when to use a mask plus 3 easy make patterns for cloth masks.
  • Wash your hands - An outline of why, when and how to wash hands
  • Stop the spread - a reminder of how to stop the spread through covering coughs and sneezes, not touching our faces and cleaning and disinfecting.

Protecting you from COVID-19 course excerpts

How it spreads

Learn what we know about the virus and how it spreads
Protecting you from COVID-19 Course - Lesson Excerpt

COVID-19: How It Spreads A Quick Guide

How it spreads

How it spreads

The writers have based this lesson on the information available from the Centers of Disease Control, The World Health Organization and the Western Cape Department of Health. Images from Unsplash and the United Nations

How it spreads

Masks

Learn how to protect yourself and your family with masks
Protecting you from COVID-19 Course - Lesson Excerpt

COVID-19: Masks A Quick Guide

Masks

**Today's Lesson: Masks ** Since we can spread COVID-19 even if we don't feel sick, we should wear a mask when we go out or when we are at home with a sick person. This lesson will cover: How and when to wear a mask 3 Easy mask patterns

Masks

Who do you think should NOT wear a mask?

3 types of Masks Remember that surgical or medical masks should be reserved for healthcare workers. Use one of these 3 types of cloth masks: Quick cut t-shirt (no sew) Bandana/square (no sew) Sewn cloth (sewing)

CHOOSE WHICH SENTENCES YOU THINK ARE TRUE: I should:

Masks

The writers have based this lesson on the information available from the Centers of Disease Control, The World Health Organization and the Western Cape Department of Health. Images from Unsplash and the United Nations

Masks

Wash your hands

Learn why, when and how to wash your hands
Protecting you from COVID-19 Course - Lesson Excerpt

COVID-19: Wash Your Hands A Quick Guide

Wash your hands

Today's Lesson: Washing Your Hands We explain how washing your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds - especially after you have been in a public place, after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing and before and after preparing food - will help protect you from the virus.

Wash your hands

We spread the virus especially when when we touch our eyes, noses and mouths with unwashed hands.

Wash your hands

Or when we prepare or eat food and drink with unwashed hands.

Wash your hands

Or when we blow our noses, cough, or sneeze into our hands and don't wash them.

Wash your hands

And then touch other surfaces or objects.

Wash your hands

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect you and your family from the virus. It can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19 from one person to the next.

Wash your hands

WASH YOUR HANDS Before and After

WASH YOUR HANDS After

A MESSAGE FROM MADIBA

Swipe up to learn how to wash your hands.

Step1: Wet and Add Soap Wet your hands with warm/cold water. Hot water is not needed - soap will get rid of the virus. Add soap to cover all over both your hands.

Wash your hands

**Step 2: Rub and Scrub ** Rub your hands together for at least 20 seconds Sing 'Happy Birthday" twice to make sure you wash for 20 seconds! Scrub the back of your hands and wash between your fingers, fingertips and under your nails.

Wash your hands

Step 3: Rinse Rinse your hands to get rid of the soap. Don't touch the sink or the tap.

Wash your hands

Step 4: Dry Dry your hands properly. Don't wipe them on your clothes. Dry hands don't spread as many germs as wet hands.

Wash your hands

Help your children wash their hands and teach them the steps: Step 1: Wet and add soap Step 2: Rub and scrub Step 3: Rinse Step 4: Dry

Wash your hands

If there is no water and soap, use hand sanitiser with at least 60% alcohol. Apply to the palm of your hand. Rub your hands together and all over your hands and fingers until your hands are dry.

Wash your hands

Wash your hands

The writers have based this lesson on the information available from the Centers of Disease Control, The World Health Organization and the Western Cape Department of Health. Images from Unsplash and the United Nations

Wash your hands

Stop the spread

Learn how to help stop the spread of COVID-19
Protecting you from COVID-19 Course - Lesson Excerpt

COVID-19: Stop The Spread A Quick Guide

Stop the spread

Swipe up to learn how to help stop the spread.

Remember that coughing and sneezing spreads the virus. So if you need to cough or sneeze, use a tissue or do it into your elbow.

Stop the spread

If you use a tissue, make sure you throw it in the bin.

Stop the spread

Don't touch touch your face.

Stop the spread

Wash your hands often following 4 steps: Step 1: Wet and add soap Step 2: Rub and scrub Step 3: Rinse Step 4: Dry

Stop the spread

Clean and disinfect your home every day using soap and water and household disinfectant.

Stop the spread

What do you think we should disinfect daily?

Stop the spread

The writers have based this lesson on the information available from the Centers of Disease Control, The World Health Organization and the Western Cape Department of Health. Images from Unsplash and the United Nations

Stop the spread

Protecting you from COVID-19 Course Author

THE BAMBOO TREE/Tamar AltbekerTHE BAMBOO TREE specialises in blended learning and development strategies that focus on cultivating lasting behavioural and cultural change. Our dedication to ‘growth through learning’ is at the heart of our business. Tamar Altbeker is a founder and director of THE BAMBOO TREE.

Twyg


Twyg is a not-for-profit company inspiring and supporting a modern, eco-conscious and forward-thinking lifestyle. We recognise the urgency of the climate crisis and play a part in the solution. Our work is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals focussing on SDG12, sustainable consumption and production patterns. We create content about fashion, food and places that don’t harm the planet nor people. We create bespoke experiences, workshops and campaigns in collaboration with like- minded organisations that inspire people to make sustainable, inclusive and ethical lifestyle choices.

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