- D3002,Guanda Business Center,No 5 Yunan Road Tangdong,Tianhe District,Guangzhou,China
On 20 January 2020, the National Health Commission of China issued Notice No. 1, which included COVID-19 as a Class B infectious disease specified in the Law on the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, and adopted prevention and control measures for Class A infectious diseases. It`s an infectious disease that can be quarantined.
WHO recommended home quarantine for those affected on January 24th .
Home quarantine can cut off the transmission route, help us reduce the risk of virus infection, protect our own safety, can also reduce the risk of transmission to others, reduce the waste of human resources, medical treatment and other resources, reduce the harm to the society.
Therefore, home isolation is necessary, and also the primary way of prevention, we hope that everyone consciously abide by, to protect the safety of yourself and others.
Q Are there any requirements for home isolation facilities?
A The house shall be well ventilated and able to accommodate isolated personnel in separate rooms with independent sanitary facilities. If the above conditions cannot be provide, quarantine should be conducted at a centralized medical observation point.
Q Can other members of the family live together?
A Yes, but stay at home and avoid going out. Family members should live in different rooms and ensure that the rooms are well ventilated. Do not share anything that could cause indirect contact with infection. This includes sharing toothbrushes, utensils, food, drinks, towels, clothing and bedding. Tableware must be cleaned and disinfected before it can be reused.
Q What should quarantine personnel pay attention to?
A When there are other people living, wear a disposable medical mask on a daily basis, and change the mask after 4 hours or damp. Pay attention to cough etiquette and hand hygiene, cover mouth and nose with tissue paper, wash hands immediately after contact with respiratory secretions by running water and hand sanitizer, take hand disinfection measures. Used paper towels, masks, etc., should be put into a special garbage bag with a lid.
Q What do caregivers or co-residents need to pay attention to?
A It is advisable for the caregiver to have a regular family member who is in good health and free of chronic diseases. People living with them should wear disposable medical masks on a daily basis, avoid staying in the same room with the quarantined person for too long, and keep a distance of more than 1 meter when touching.
Q During home quarantine, can you have meals with the residents?
A Be sure to separate meals during the quarantine period, the quarantine personnel shall have meals alone, and the bowls and chopsticks shall be used exclusively. After using tableware, must boil disinfection, or use disinfection cabinet, disinfectant soak disinfection.
Q Can the air conditioner be used normally?
A Air-conditioning should not be used in Room, especially central air-conditioning that is common to other rooms, and a heater should be used for heating.
Q What common materials should be prepared?
A shall prepare surgical masks, thermometers, disinfection paper towels, disposable gloves, covered dustbins, 84 disinfectants and other disinfectants, and necessary articles for daily use. shall keep communication open and prepare necessary medicines for long-term use.
Q How to do hand hygiene?
A Clean and disinfect hands as long as you have any direct contact with the person with suspicious symptoms, enter the living room of the person with suspicious symptoms, before and after preparing meals, after using the bathroom and before eating, or when your hands seem dirty.
If your hands are not very dirty, use a quick-drying hand sanitizer. If your hands are dirty, use hand sanitizer and running water. (Note: When using alcohol-based disinfectants indoors, be sure to keep away from fires.) When using hand sanitizers and running water, use disposable paper towels to dry your hands.
Q How to clean and disinfect?
A Chlorine disinfectant and peracetic acid disinfectant are recommended to clean and disinfect house floors and furniture frequently; Clean and disinfect the toilet, bathroom and toilet surface at least once a day. Clothes, bed sheets, bath towels, etc. of those with suspicious symptoms should be washed with 60-90℃ water and thoroughly dried. Do not shake contaminated clothes before washing. Avoid direct contact with skin and clothes. Wear disposable gloves before cleaning and touching objects contaminated with human secretions. Clean and disinfect hands before and after wearing gloves.
Q How to cooperate with community management?
A shall be subject to the unified management of the community and shall not go out during the quarantine period. Monitor body temperature and symptoms every morning and evening and report the results to community staff.
Q what situations should be reported to the community in time and referred through 120?
(1) The occurrence of dyspnea (including chest tightness, suffocation and shortness of breath aggravated after exercise).
(2) Problems with consciousness (including lethargy, delirium, inability to tell day from night, etc.).
(4) The fever exceeds 39℃.
(5) Other family members show suspicious symptoms of novel Coronavirus infection.