You should follow the prevention steps below until a healthcare provider or local or state health department says you can return to your normal activities.
Well ventilated non AC room
Windows kept open during day time
Room should have attached bathroom or separate bathroom for the suspected patient.
Do not share utensils, linen or other items.
Practice frequent handwashing with soap and water especially after toilet or
contact with body fluids.
Follow personal hygiene
Follow respiratory hygiene
Cover mouth and nose with mask or tissue while coughing or sneezing
If mask or tissue is not available cough or sneeze to your flexed elbow followed by
Three buckets for waste collection
soiled linen, clothes, towel – disinfect with bleach, wash and sun dry before next use
soiled mask, tissues, pad – for incineration
for bio medical waste - for burial
Room should be mopped with bleach solution
Bleach solution can be used to clean furniture, wash basin, toilet seats etc
Alcohol based hand rub at the room entrance to be used by care giver
No visitors should be allowed
Should not attend meetings, social gatherings, parties etc
Avoid public transport