To ensure the health of their children and the community before the nCoV pandemic, parents need to guide their children on how to protect themselves. Especially, when there are signs of colds, fever ... should take children to visit prestigious hospitals, medical facilities.
In addition, to ensure the health and wellbeing of all children in the outbreak of the respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in particular and the flu, respiratory infections in general, City Hospital Pediatrician's recommendations for the parents:
Keep the living environment clear and clean
The weather is in winter-spring season, humid climate is a suitable environment for viruses to develop and attack. The two people most susceptible to infection are the elderly and children due to the less resistance. When the weather is warm and sunny, the temperature is over 20-25 degrees Celsius, bacteria and viruses will be less developed, less spread. Therefore, we can prevent by creating a living environment in the home and working environment that is well ventilated, warm, clean, avoiding moisture.
Ventilate household items, wash and sunbathe blankets, mosquito nets, pillows ...
Eliminate unnecessary redundant items that make your home cramped, damp.
Keep children clean: wash every day. Wash your hands with soap and clean water after coughing, sneezing, before - after eating and after using the toilet.
Parents need to protect their children before the coronary illness caused by the Corona virus.
Enough nutrients and sleep
Eating to ensure adequate nutrition, in schools need to increase hygiene for children to clean their hands before eating, after playing, after going to the toilet ... In the area of hand washing should be equipped with soap, cleaning fluid.
In the morning when taking children to school, parents should wear a full 03-layer mask for children, so let children eat at home with hygienic food, adhere to cooked, boiled water. When children show signs of cough, fever, and children should be absent from school, isolated and examined at medical establishments.
Nguyen Bach Hue, II, MD- Head of Pediatrics Dept. & Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Get medical attention right away when you have signs of a cold or fever
In the back-to-school season after Tet, many children are susceptible to respiratory diseases such as fever, flu due to study, group activities, children in kindergarten have a habit of putting toys in their mouths, elementary age is filial activities, not knowing how to protect themselves, eat together ... lead to very high risk of disease transmission. Therefore, parents when sending children to school should pay attention to taking children to hospitals, large medical facilities to examine and treat their babies as soon as there are any signs of fever, cough or flu.
Facing the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic , the Hospital s recommendationsL: People take the initiative to protect, wear masks, wash their hands, stay healthy and avoid close contacts and crowded places.
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