Please find attached the Updated list of AUthorised Hospitals for Diangosis/tratment of Swine Flu.
Day by day Swine Flu has become most important medical emergency worldwide and so as in India. We come across a lot of information via news agencies and emails; suggesting the instructions, precautions and also prescribing medicines but it difficult to ascertain which information is correct/authentic. Most important is please do not panic but use your common sense and ensure how can we avoid spreading the disease to the extent possible.
The symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of regular seasonal flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people have reported diarrhea and vomiting associated with influenza-A (H1N1).
If you have any of above symptoms please take advice of your family physician. Follow his instructions and medicines.
If your doctor decides further investigation is needed, he or she will advise you on what to do. You may have to go to the Government approved hospital for tests
Precautionary Instructions to employees:
1. In order to avoid crowd while travelling make use of Flexible office timings to the extent possible with the approval of your reporting manager without affecting the project work. You may report office between 8:00am to 9:30 am and leave accordingly.
2. While travelling or visiting the crowded places you may prefer to use the personal protective’s equipments like face masks, gloves, goggles, etc.
3. Avoid the visitors as much as possible unless it is vendor for ongoing projects or client. If it is unavoidable to call the visitor then try to restrict them up to the meeting room or conference room as much as possible.
4. Staff should ensure that their visitors sanitize their hands at the reception.
5. Staff must ensure that they sanitise their hands every time they enter the office.
6. Please Follow only authenticated information as issues by Government Authorities time to time.
7. In case of any requirement of medicines consult your family physician/Government approved practitioners for treating the Swine Flu.
8. For any updates or additional information on Swine Flu please visit the official website of Ministry of Health, Government of India. The link for the same is - mohfw.nic.in<link updated to site home>( Search On Cite | Search On Google )
How to Protect yourself:
1. Wash your hands frequently. Carry a hand sanitizer, and use it when soap and water aren't readily available.
2. Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or handkerchief. Throw the tissue in a waste basket after you use it.
3. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose with your fingers.
4. Maintain good general health and be physically active.
5. Manage your stress and get adequate sleep.
6. Drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food.
7. If you have a chronic medical condition, ensure it is under the best possible control. 8. Do not have contact with people, especially who are sick.
9. Avoid crowds as much as possible.
10. If you cannot avoid crowds, consider wearing a face mask or respirator. Proper use and disposal is essential to ensure they are potentially effective. Place the mask to cover mouth and nose and tie securely to minimize any gaps between the face and the mask. Replace mask with a new clean, dry mask as soon as they become damp/ humid
11. If one gets sick with influenza, one must stay at home, away from work or school and limit contact with others to keep from infecting them. However, if one is having any respiratory distress, one should report to a nearby hospital.
Influenza A (H1N1) virus is contagious and spreading from human to human. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through droplets created while coughing or sneezing by a person infected with the influenza-A (H1N1). Infected person may be able to infect others beginning one day before symptoms develop and up to seven or more days after becoming sick.
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How to Protect yourself:
1. Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or handkerchief. Throw the tissue in a waste basket after you use it. (If possible wrap it in a plastic cover and then throw it away from your workstation) Do not keep it under your table dustbin.
2. Drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food. Drink water every time after you urinate. 3. Remove toxins from the body as much as possible.
4. Have a Small bottle sprayer mixed with 1:9 ratio of Dettol or savlon and water respectively. Spray it on u r hands when you go out and come back.
5. It is better to use your own Clean, Sanitized hand cloth instead of using mask daily.
6. Wash your hand cloth daily with sanitizers like dettol or savlon.
7. Cut your nails regularly and keep it clean. Nails are the residing place for all viruses.
8. Mix 5 drops of eucaliptus oil or Dettol in your bathing water and take bath in it. (It cleanses your Aura) Take bath in warm water.
9. Drink Samahan mixed with Tea to improve your immune system. (Samahan is available in medical shop and its an Ayurvedic power)
10. Do regular Physical Exercises. Preferably in the morning including lots of breathing exercises. Avoid Doing in Groups.
11. Avoid crowds as much as possible. If you cannot avoid crowds, consider wearing a face mask or respirator. Proper use and disposal is essential to ensure they are potentially effective. Place the mask to cover mouth and nose and tie securely to minimize any gaps between the face and the mask. Replace mask with a new clean, dry mask as soon as they become damp/ humid
12. In a crowd if someone sneezes, hold your breath for few seconds and come out of that place to a airy place and then take a deep breath. 18th August 2009 From India, Madras
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