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MOH Provides COVID-19 Awareness Tips
16 September 2020

​Through an awareness infographic​ published on its Twitter page and its educational platform: «Live Well», MOH has advised COVID-19 patient with high fever to take rest and drink an adequate amount of fluids to avoid dehydration. It underlined the importance of taking a fever reducer such as: Paracetamol, and contact the 937 Center in case the temperature continues to rise; and get the necessary direction. It also advised patient with itchy throat to lie on his side, or sit upright, while avoiding lying on his back and to contact the 937 Center for medical consultation. For the patient who has shortness of breath, MOH underlined the importance of staying calm, sitting upright, relaxing shoulders, taking deep breath (inhaling through the nose, keeping the mouth closed, and then exhaling slowly through the mouth).

MOH has called on all people to be keen to wash their hands frequently with water and soap, as it is the major shield against COVID-19, and to wear medical or cloth face masks, or any mouth-nose covers, except those who are alone in a closed area.
MOH reiterated that anyone, who has symptoms or wants an assessment, can use the self-assessment service on «Mawid» app or visit «Tetamman» Clinics (237 clinics), which have been devoted by MOH to serving individuals who show COVID-19 symptoms. Those, who have questions, can also inquire or seek advice by calling the 937-Service Center, available 24/7. The Center is now made closer to everyone than ever. The public can also benefit from its interactive services through WhatsApp app. on the number 920005937. They can have access to health information and updates on COVID-19. The service also provides users with information on blood donation and primary health care centers (PHCs). Besides, it enables them to reserve appointments.

Last Update : 16 September 2020 11:43 PM
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