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2021-05-27

When are some times I should wash my hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

When are some times I should wash my hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

•when you get to work or arrive home•after you blow your nose, cough or sneeze•before you eat or handle food

Do I need to quarantine at home if someone I live with gets COVID-19?

Stay at home for the full 10 days to avoid putting others at risk. If you develop symptoms while you are isolating, arrange to have a COVID-19 PCR test. If your test result is positive, follow the advice for people with COVID-19 to stay at home and start a further full 10 day isolation period.

Should we open windows during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As the weather gets colder and wetter, letting in fresh air in short burst helps to reduce the risk of coronavirus in our homes. We should all remember: open your windows, and Hands. Face. Space.

Will I be forced to leave a rented home during COVID-19 pandemic?

At the expiry of the notice period, a landlord cannot force a tenant to leave their home without a court order. When the notice period expires, a landlord would need to take court action if the tenant was unable to move.We strongly advise landlords not to commence or continue eviction proceedings during this challenging time without a very good reason.

Can I get Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) if I am self-isolating for COVID-19?

You must self-isolate for at least 4 days to be eligible for SSP.You can get SSP for every day you were self-isolating if you started on or after 13 March.If you started self-isolating before 13 March, you can get SSP from:• the fourth day you were sick – if you had coronavirus symptoms• 13 March – if you were self-isolating because someone you live with had symptoms

Should you clean items after going shopping during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)?

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Does ibuprofen make coronavirus worse?

there is currently insufficient evidence to establish a link between use of ibuprofen and susceptibility to contracting COVID-19 or the worsening of its symptoms

Do smokers have a higher risk of contracting the coronavirus disease?

People who smoke generally have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infection and of more severe symptoms once infected. Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms may therefore be more severe for smokers.

Do face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Who is excluded from wearing a face covering during the COVID-19 pandemic?