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How can I prevent the spread of COVID-19 in my multigenerational household?

We know that many Filipinos live in multigenerational households with lolas, lolos, adult children, and apos all in one home. People who are in isolation should stay home until it’s safe for them to be around others. To prevent the disease from spreading to others in your home,

  • Monitor your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), seek emergency medical care immediately
  • Stay in a separate room from other household members, if possible
  • Use a separate bathroom, if possible
  • Avoid contact with other members of the household and pets
  • Do not share personal household items, like cups, towels, and utensils
  • Wear a mask when around other people, if you are able to
  • Improve the ventilation in the home by opening windows, using fans or air conditioning when safe to do so

Source: LA Public Health

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