• taking age-specific, compulsory vaccinations, attending screenings, contacting doctor if symptoms appear!
  • personal higiene:
    • frequent and thorough hand-wash (especially after using the toilet and before eating)
    • frequent, thorough daily showering
    • daily change of underwears
    • covering mouth and nose with a tissue (or crook of the arm) when coughing or sneezing. Putting the used tissue in the waste basket!
    • avoiding contact with others being infected
    • when caring (nursing) someone who is ill, it is important to wash our hands even more frequently (and to disinfect)
  • environmental higiene:
    • keeping rooms, rest-rooms, toilets clean, cleaning up

frequently with disinfectants

  • keeping personal articles clean (eg. cutlery, dishes, dinner sets, clothes, etc.)
  • frequent ventillation of the rooms, open-air activities, execises
  • food safety:
    • eating only thoroughly cooked meats, cleaning vegetables properly, etc.
    • storing the remainings of meals and other perishable foods (eg. eggs, dairy products and meats) in the fridge (under 5˚C)
  • when hiking, or doing outdoor activities wearing long-sleeved clothes and long trousers may prevent from ticks, it is recommended to use insect-repellent spray!
  • civilized, conscious sexual behaviour:
    • conscious relationships, monogamy, faith
    • using condoms
    • sexualhigiene: keeping genitals clean
    • avoiding sexual contact when symptoms appear (eg. itching, discharge, lesions)
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basic hygienic rules