H1N1 Information

What you can do
Take the usual measures to reduce the risk of transmission of respiratory illness, including:

  • Wash your hands (video)* frequently and thoroughly with soap and hot water or use an alcohol- hand sanitizer
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your sleeve or arm
  • If you become ill stay home until you feel well

When should I wash my hand?

  • After coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose
  • After using the bathroom
  • After shaking hands
  • Before and after eating and/or food preparation
  • When you come into contact with someone who is sick
  • Before and after using shared equipment such as computers

For further reading:

toronto.camultilingual resources

Updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada

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