Infectious diseases such as swine flu can cause health issues. You can reduce the risks by observing good basic hygiene.
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
Dispose of dirty tissues promptly and carefully - bag and bin them.
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or hand sanitiser.
Clean hard surfaces such as worktops, door handles and handrails frequently.
Make sure you and your family are up to date with recommended vaccinations.
If you’re worried about infectious disease:
Contact your GP, or
Contact the NHS by dialling 111, or
Visit the NHS website at www.nhs.uk.
Visit the Public Health England website
For further advice and guidance visit Kent County Council website or Medway Council website.
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