Protecting Yourself Against COVID-19 and Other Contagious Illnesses

Organization: Knowledge Essentials

Created by: Knowledge Team


Every year, like clockwork, the cold and flu season arrives and people all over the globe fall ill after becoming infected with a virus borne contagious illness. New types of coronaviruses and influenza viruses can periodically manifest and begin spreading around the world leading to local, regional and global outbreaks of illness. The most recent example of this is the outbreak of “Coronavirus Disease 2019” or COVID-19 that started in Wuhan, China. Your health and wellness, as well as the health and wellness of your co-workers, friends and loved ones, depends on your ability to control the spread of COVID-19 and other strains of corona and influenza viruses.

This program discusses the simple and practical measures we all can take to help prevent contagious illnesses from spreading in our homes, workplaces and communities.

Course Objectives:

After watching the program, the participant will be able to explain the following:

• What the common types of contagious illnesses are;

• How a person can be infected with the COVID-19 virus;

• What precautions to take to prevent becoming infected with any type of contagious virus;

• What measures to take to reduce the risk of spreading any type of virus to others;

• Which steps caregivers should take to avoid infection when caring for a sick person;

• How various countries and regions of the world might respond to a pandemic;

• How to develop a pandemic plan for your family.


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